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 From:  "Adrian Padilla" <selage at sbcglobal dot net>
 To:  "Claude Morin" <klodefactor at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Can not see network any more
 Date:  Fri, 18 Mar 2005 08:10:42 -0500
with in my 192.168.1.1 segment i have2 linux boxes running, if that would 
help witha solution
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Claude Morin" <klodefactor at gmail dot com>
To: "Adrian Padilla" <selage at sbcglobal dot net>
Cc: "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>; <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Friday, March 18, 2005 2:41 AM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Can not see network any more


> [It's late, so I may be forgetting something.  Can anyone confirm or
> refute this response?]
>
> I imagine you don't have an active directory server, a domain
> controller, or a WINS server, correct?
>
> If that's your setup, the network neighbourhood and SMB file sharing
> functionality you're looking for requires an MS "browse master" for
> name lookup functionality.
>
> The problem is that -- as far as I know -- the browse master
> functionality requires IP broadcasts, which are *not* passed between
> m0n0wall interfaces (for good reason; see the m0n0wall mailing list).
>
> Your options:
>        - Running an active directory server or domain controller is
> probably ridiculous in your setup (though you could do it cheaply with
> Samba if you have a UNIX box handy).
>        - Assuming you have an MS Windows server on one of the
> internal networks, you could spin up a WINS server on that server, and
> point all clients to it via the LMHOSTS file.  WINS...ugh.
>        - simplest, but not sure it'll work: populate the LMHOSTS or
> HOSTS file on all machines, with the IPs and names of all machines.
>
> For more detail, see
> http://www.windowsitpro.com/Article/ArticleID/43166/43166.html.  MS
> has an on-line training video (can't find the URL or name; sorry) that
> goes into the painful details of MS Windows name resolution for each
> version of their OS.  Make yourself some coffee and grab the comfy
> chair; IIRC it goes on for over an hour.
>
> Claude
>
> On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 00:46:51 -0500, Adrian Padilla <selage at sbcglobal dot net> 
> wrote:
>> well in windows i can not see the computers in the neighborhood network, 
>> nor
>> can i connect to them by ther computer name, such as
>>
>> \\selage\c
>> \\printmaster\f
>>
>> so on and so forth
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com >
>> Cc: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch >
>> Sent: Friday, March 18, 2005 12:38 AM
>> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Can not see network any more
>>
>> > On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 23:26:05 -0500, Adrian Padilla 
>> > <selage at sbcglobal dot net >
>> > wrote:
>> >> i have 4 Nic cards
>> >>                                                        |
>> >>                                                        | internet 
>> >> coming
>> >> in
>> >>                                                        |
>> >>                                                        |
>> >>                                    *******MoNoWall************
>> >>
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> >>    | *****192.168.1.1********* ******172.16.10.1
>> >> **********|*****192.168.2.1****
>> >>    |                                   |
>> >> |
>> >>    |                                   |
>> >> |
>> >>    |                                   |
>> >> |
>> >>    |                                   |
>> >> |
>> >>
>> >> my servers are on 192.168.1.1
>> >> mysecondary server is on 172.16.10.1
>> >> my wireless switch is on  192.168.2.1
>> >>
>> >> for some odd reason i can not see anyone else on the network at all, i
>> >> have all the rules in lan and opti 1 & 2 allowing all traffic to 
>> >> flowfrom
>> >> one to another, but for some odd reason i can not see any other 
>> >> computers
>> >> inmy network that are on either the 172 segment or the 192.168.2.1 
>> >> when i
>> >> am on the 192.168.1.1 segment, and vise versa they can not see me 
>> >> either,
>> >>
>> >
>> > Define "see".  Can you ping between interfaces?
>> >
>> > -Chris
>> >
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>
>
> -- 
> Claude