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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: Re: [m0n0wall] PPTP Question
 Date:  Thu, 21 Sep 2006 23:30:53 -0500
From: <monkey at roningamer dot com>

> Therein may lie another problem. all the IP addresses here are static, we 
> are not using DHCP internally (thats not to say DHCP isnt enabled). its 
> just easier for the others who will be using this network to remember the 
> computer name rather than have to remember an IP or have to open up a 
> spreadsheet every time they want to know which computer is which. also 
> changing shortcuts and everything set up in software with a computer name 
> instead of an IP on 12 or so computers would be a large hassle.
> Thanks for the feedback and if anyone else has any kind of idea to solve 
> this issue it would be greatly appriciated.

A WINS server.  The NetBIOS broadcasts do not go over the VPN link, so you 
have no way of knowing the netbios names.  That means a WINS server or a 
lmhost. file.