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?
> 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.