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RE: [SLE] Can't access a SMB share in other LAN
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 07:28:04 -0500
  • Message-id: <1074688083.22356.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Yet another person that does not believe that someone that posts a
message to the list also belongs to the list. Why CC someone on the
list, they will get a copy anyway and they don't need two copies.




On Tue, 2004-01-20 at 22:09, Jean Hendrickx wrote:
> Hi Ken, using the same hardware setup (Cisco Routers and
> Frame/Relay) but with SCO Open Server and Advacned File & Printer Server
> (using SMB); the SCO's AF&PS can handle the printing requests ... I
> think your suggestion of using the same workgroup could be the solution,
> my doubt is because the nmbstatus and smbclients (looks) like if they
> can handle shares across different workgroups ...
>
> Thanks,
> Jean H//
>
>
> This is not a fault of linux or the windows machines. You need to turn
> on
> bridging on the routers if you want to pass netbios traffic. Either that
> or putting them all in the same workgroup might help.
>
> I have the same setup here, Cisco routers and Frame/Relay but all of our
> wan connections are in the same workgroup and we can at least reach the
> remote machines using \\168.192.x.x\share.
>
> Just my $.02
>
>
> Ken Schneider
>
>
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Ken Schneider
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