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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] browsing problem
 Date:  Fri, 18 Feb 2005 17:51:19 -0500
On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 12:52:17 -0500, Daniel Wood <dwood at somd dot lib dot md dot us> wrote:
> Can someone assist newbie with hopefully a simple problem? I want my LAN
> computers with DHCP assigned addresses to be able to browse
> and connect to other computers on the WAN subnet so that I can share
> files. I can connect to any  of these computers by mapping to a shared
> folder if I type in the IP address and share name of the folder, but
> cannot browse and see them.

You need DNS if you have all Windows 2000, XP, and 2003 machines.  You
need WINS if you have any Win 95/98/ME/NT4 machines.  And there's more
to it than that.

This is a decent article on it. 

This one looks ok too, at a glance.  

And an older KB article.