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 From:  Ed Lentz <elentz at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Christopher M. Iarocci" <iarocci at eastendsc dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] VPN problems
 Date:  Sat, 25 Jun 2005 23:39:33 -0400
I have a Samba server running as a wins server at the office.  Is
there a quirk of Win98SE that I need to do extra?  I can't upgrade to
XP on this machine.


On 6/25/05, Christopher M. Iarocci <iarocci at eastendsc dot com> wrote:
> Ed Lentz wrote:
> >I have a M0n0 version 1.11 at the office.  I have a WinXP pro system
> >at home.  I can connect to the network and map drives and all is well.
> > I cannot seem to map drives or even ping other machines on the
> >distant network.  I have put entries into my host file, I have the
> >workgroup name OK, I can even hit the Apache server with an internal
> >ip.  What could I be missing?
> >Thanks
> >
> >Ed
> >
> Netbios will not transfer through a VPN.  You really need to use a WINS
> server.  I have 2 networks connected via a VPN, and a WINS server was
> really the ticket to get them all talking to each other.  Of course, if
> you're on an active directory domain, the domain controller takes care
> of this for you.
> Chris