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 From:  "Mitch \(WebCob\)" <mitch at webcob dot com>
 To:  "Fred Wright" <fw at well dot com>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] login domain
 Date:  Thu, 24 Jun 2004 15:14:27 -0700
I wonder if that doesn't exist already (nmbd from samba?) or if it couldn't
be added as a configurable module - SMB Network Browse Master - not a samba
server, but just the name browser functionality - configured to peer with
selective vpn endpoints - would solve things wouldn't it?

m/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fred Wright [mailto:fw at well dot com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 7:07 PM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] login domain
>
>
>
> On Wed, 23 Jun 2004, Mitch (WebCob) wrote:
>
> > If you have a wins server and a dns server, and the PDC updates
> them, and
> > you configure your remote clients to use those servers for name
> resolution,
> > it is possible I think.
> >
> > But you can't properly browser the network. If you had a wins
> server in each
> > subnet and configured them for replication it might be possible?
>
> WINS only handles name resolution, not browsing.  But if the master
> browsers talk to each other, cross-subnet browsing can work.  Samba has
> some additional flexibility in this area, compared to "real" Windoze
> systems.
>
> 					Fred Wright
>
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