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 From:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Trouble with remote NetBIOS name resolution over PPTP VPN.
 Date:  Sat, 19 Jan 2008 22:45:44 -0600
Chris Janvrin wrote:
> First off, thanks for looking!
> I am at a remote office of my company trying to integrate their 
> accounting procedures with the home office. More specifically, I am 
> trying to install accounting software on two remote PCs that communicate 
> with our main accounting server in the home office. While using the PPTP 
> VPN I can map remote shares to the remote server using the remote 
> server's IP address, but unfortunately our accounting software 
> (Peachtree Quantum) requires what they call "absolute paths" e.g. 
> NetBIOS names for drive mappings, and not IP addresses.

nbhost or a WINS server.