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Re: [Openvpn-users] New User Questions about OpenVPN

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] New User Questions about OpenVPN
  • From: Patrick Lesslie <patricklesslie@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 11:57:45 +1100

On Sun, Mar 14, 2004 at 09:37:13PM -0300, Renato Salles wrote:
> Patrick Lesslie disse:
> > On Sun, Mar 14, 2004 at 01:12:01PM -0500, Cyrus Mehta wrote:
> >
> >> Question #2:  Given my local Windows Network at my office and my Samba
> >> share at home, will I be able to browse Network Neighborhood on both the
> >> work LAN and my server's LAN and see both workgroups (assuming they are
> >> differently named)?
> >
> > You can certainly use NN over the tunnel.  It's easiest if you use a
> > bridged connection rather than routed.  I'm not sure about the multiple
> > workgroups on Windows, but I think you can.
> I think this will be an issue. Netowrk share/browsing relies over
> broadcasts and ports 137-139, and this ports are supposed to be completly
> closed in this case.

Hi Renato,

Won't bridging take care of the broadcasts, and won't those ports 
be encapsulated before they are blocked?


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