RE: Win95 Dialin Client Config
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I would look at SAMBA (http://samba.anu.edu.au/samba/). I have
set it up succesfully under many UNIX flavours, and it works
like a dream (allmost out of the box).
Cheers, and good luck.
ps: What is the WINS you're talking about? Sone NIS derivation?
On 26-Feb-98 Kevin Traas wrote:
> Here at work, I've installed a Linux box with a couple of
> modems hanging off
> it for dialin access for remote users. Everyone can dialin
> and access the
> network, etc. except that there's one little problem that I
> haven't been
> able to find any docs / info about....
> None of these dialin users (Win95 or WinNT WS) can "browse"
> the network
> using "Network Neighborhood". They get a "Can't Browse
> Network" message.
> However, everything else works fine. I've got a WINS server
> running and the
> Linux is a DNS server, so name resolution isn't a problem.
> However, they
> can't use the Network Neighborhood to browse to a server,
> connect a share,
> Anyone have any ideas on how to get this configured and
> working? I'd really
> like to get it working because, well, I'm the one with a bit
> on the line in
> suggesting using the Linux box to manage remote dialin users.
> Now, people
> are starting to ask why we're not using RAS instead?
> My thoughts are "because it only runs on NT" and "Microsoft
> made it"...
> <grin>... but the people on my end aren't seeing these as good
> Kevin Traas
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