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 From:  "Mitch \(WebCob\)" <mitch at webcob dot com>
 To:  "Alan Lugg" <alan at xstreamdata dot net>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] NetBIOS Resolution over IPSEC/PPTP
 Date:  Sun, 27 Jun 2004 16:55:35 -0700
This is a problem with netbios broadcast packets not being passed over the

There has been some discussion about a module for openvpn, which might help,
and also running nmbd from samba on both sides of the link and configuring
them to communicate somehow?

Haven't seen a solution.

Netgears and Linksys etc do it by allowing netbiod broadcast packets.
apparently this can't be done in freebsd.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Lugg [mailto:alan at xstreamdata dot net]
> Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 4:10 PM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: [m0n0wall] NetBIOS Resolution over IPSEC/PPTP
> I have a VPN setup between 2 m0n0wall boxes using IPSEC. I have static
> addresses for the computers on my LAN via DHCP. Names do not
> resolve across
> the VPN how can I fix this? This is also the case when I VPN via
> PPTP, names
> don't resolve.
> My network
> Remote Network
> I will provide more config info if needed.
> Alan