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Re: [Openvpn-users] Acessing windows shares from a remote openvpn connection (using wins)

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Acessing windows shares from a remote openvpn connection (using wins)
  • From: Leonard Isham <leonard.isham@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Jan 2005 01:21:50 -0500

On Fri, 31 Dec 2004 16:33:01 -0400, Mario Bittencourt <mbneto@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have two samba servers (one domain master browser) and a couple of
> windows clients.
> I'd like to access (browse) the servers' shares using my openvpn connection.
> The samba server that acts as the domain master browser is also
> configured as wins server (wins support = yes).  The other samba
> server is configured to use the wins server (wins server = A.B.C.D).
> I've added the wins option to the server, and when I connect the vpn
> "interface" show the A.b.C.D as the WINS Server (Network Connection
> Details).
> When I open the View Workgroup Computers the only computer that appears is mine.
> Any ideias ?
> I've added a tcpdump on my wins server and no package comes from my
> openvpn interface.

The WINS servers have to sysn their information between the sites. 
The workstations also have to be configured to use WINS.

Leonard Isham, CISSP 
Ostendo non ostento.

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