PPTP and Network Neighborhood

PPTP and Network Neighborhood

Post by Binesh Bannerje » Tue, 19 Mar 2002 12:46:01



Hi...
        I've set up PPTP on a box, and all interfaces are using the same
subnet... (Call them say 192.168.203.x). I have samba running on the PPTP
server as well, with
        browse list = True
        wins support = Yes
... But, I still don't see the machines on the vpn boxes. What might I be
doing wrong?
        I ran tethereal on the vpn server, and see broadcast messages being
sent even tho I have ms-wins 192.168.203.4 in my /etc/ppp/options file.
(Which I see also from ethereal being sent to the client)

broadcast messages sent to 192.168.203.255 don't seem to get passed through
to the lan tho... I wonder if that's the problem?

ifconfig -a ppp0 shows:
        ppp0      Link encap:Point-to-Point Protocol  
                  inet addr:192.168.203.192  P-t-P:192.168.203.161  Mask:255.255.255.255
                  UP POINTOPOINT RUNNING NOARP MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
                  RX packets:270 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
                  TX packets:18 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
                  collisions:0 txqueuelen:10

netstat -na | grep 13[789] shows
tcp        0      0 192.168.203.4:139       192.168.203.141:3480    ESTABLISHED
tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:139             0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN      
tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:11371           0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN      
udp        0      0 192.168.203.4:138       0.0.0.0:*                          
udp        0      0 192.168.203.4:137       0.0.0.0:*                          
udp        0      0 0.0.0.0:138             0.0.0.0:*                          
udp        0      0 0.0.0.0:137             0.0.0.0:*                          

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Binesh

 
 
 

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