Would you happen to know if setting up the FreeBSD box as a DNS server would allow network browsing over the PPP link???
I have no idea how to bimap a broadcast address along subnets!!! But that is something I'm gonna have to learn! I only have one subnet, so I'm not sure that'll work in this case.
From: Harald Schmalzbauer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Drew Robertson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,[EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: FreeBSD as dial up server...
Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2003 12:46:29 +0100
On Saturday 20 December 2003 02:57, Drew Robertson wrote:
> I'm working at getting my FreeBSd 4.8 system to act as a dial up RAS
> At the moment, I have almost everything working... yay!
> My question to anyone that knows... my FreeBSD system is running SAMBA and
> is part of a workgroup in my home...
> Is it possible from a dial up client to view the Network using network
> neighbourhood?? I read somewhere that as the PPP server is a router,
> network browsing will not work... is this true?
That is true. You'd need at least one server at each subnet.
But once I did a ugly hack to make it working: I bimapped broadcast addresses
along the subnets. As far as I can remember this worked, but it was just for
fun, I never used it. Also prividing a WINS at SAMBA and using that on the
ppp link was usefull but that was long ago (WinNT WinCE and Samba 1)
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