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Re: Bridging and Routing (4 Nic's on one machine)



> The first is: Reply to the list too, not only mine, there are more people
> than me that has more knoledgement about these type of questions.
>
> The second: Yes, you'll need:
>    1) Allow routing between LAN and VPN.
>    2) Allow BROADCAST routing (ouch!!) if you really need propagate
> BROADCAST traffic between the subnets (I know nobody that use this, but
> here is), or WINS or configure lmhosts.
>
> If you allow broadcast you could "explore" the SAMBA network, else you'll
> need use IP to access to resources (Nobody recomend you this).
>
> You can configure a WINS server to allow easy access too, instead using
> broadcast, and you only need to add your network computers into the WINS
> (WINS is as a DNS but for SAMBA), but for a few computers, you really
> don't need that. In this last case (some computers only), you only need to
> add the computers and their IP's into the /etc/samba/lmhosts file and then
> you can acces them using the name (instead use the IP), perhaps you need
> add computers and IP into /etc/hosts file (don't know now if you really
> need).
>
> Use www.samba.org to search more info about SAMBA, there are many manuals,
> faqs and how-tos there (and a list to ask questions about it).
>
> Regards
>
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> Samuel Díaz García
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> El Vie, 22 de Septiembre de 2006, 11:25, Roger Grosswiler escribió:
>>> Perhaps somebody could confirm that, but the bridge is not really
>>> necesary
>>> in your case.
>>>
>>> You will use another IP subnet for your VPN network, and then allow
>>> traffic from that to the internal IP subnet.
>>>
>>> In your case, I think, you are dropping/rejecting the traffic from WLAN
>>> to
>>> LAN and from LAN to WLAN, this is correct, but, as I said in my first
>>> response, you need to enable the traffic from VPN to LAN and from LAN
>>> to
>>> VPN.
>>>
>>> When you create an VPN you need to attach them to a logical network (IP
>>> subnet in your case). If you really want to use a bridge, you can use
>>> the
>>> same IP subnet for your VPN and then I say YES, you need a bridge for
>>> that, but if you use another IP subnet, then you really don't need a
>>> bridge.
>>>
>>> You must think in a VPN as another network interface connected to your
>>> box.
>>>
>>> More clear?
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> --
>>> Samuel Díaz García
>>> ArcosCom Wireless, S.L.L.
>>>
>>
>> Thanks Samuel,
>>
>> So if i would just route through my vpn, i would have to say my samba-
>> and
>> printservers to serve also the subnet of the vpn, isn't it?
>>
>> If i don't my vpn-clients won't see the infrastructure, i think...
>>
>> Thx,
>> Roger
>>
>>
>
>
>
>
Hello Samuel,

1) thanks for information, i often forget answer to all instead of answer...
2) i give some more information a chance, gonna read some more about it.
thanks a loot


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