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Re: [Openvpn-users] routed vpn and fqdn?

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] routed vpn and fqdn?
  • From: "Brad Bendily" <bendily@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 09:13:22 -0600

On Feb 3, 2008 3:13 PM, Dave <dmehler26@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>     Might be a simple question, but here it goes. I've got a routed openvpn
> server setup and it is working, with one exception that might be a feature
> or issue. When i connect up and i want to map a drive to my samba shares i
> have to use an fqdn instead of an abbreviated name, so for example i have to
> go to run and type in \\servername.domain.com\sharenamee, instead of
> \\servername\sharename. I was wondering if this was a feature or if i could
> push the domain portion of the hostname as a vpn parameter?
>     On a separate issue my samba server does not show up in the remote
> clients' network places even though i push wins and i have samba
> broadcasting on the openvpn subnet.

Hi Dave,
You can add this option to your .conf file:
push "dhcp-option DOMAIN domainname.com"

and this will push out the domain of your choosing to your clients.
Then you shouldn't need the fqdn.
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