On Fri, 28 May 2004, Neil Schneider wrote:
> Fred Wright said:
> >> Exchanging browse lists between Samba servers acting as PDCs has
> >> been
> >> supported for a long time. The options are:
> >> remote announce = 192.168.0.10
> >> remote browse sync = 192.168.0.10
> >> If two samba servers on either side of the vpn have this configured,
> >> and pointing to each other, then cross subnet browsing will work.
> >> I've
> >> had it working for nearly 3 years for one of my clients. I don't
> >> know
> >> the Windows equivelent if you're using NT/XP/W2K.
> > How does name resolution work in this environment, given that nmbd is
> > capable of acting as a WINS client *or* server, but not both?
> name resolve order = lmhosts hosts wins bcast
> domain master = Yes
> wins proxy = Yes
> wins support = Yes
> Seems to work for me.
Hmm. That doesn't provide any way for the respective WINS servers to talk
to each other (which I don't think is possible). Perhaps it's relying on
DNS name resolution. Or maybe it's "magic". :-) Nothing invented by
Microsoft is ever simple.