Re: logging onto the network from different subnet

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 16 Apr 1998 10:44:01 -0700

Josh Hillman wrote:
> The people who used to log onto the network via dial-up (just like our
> normal internet customers) have never had an LMHosts file, whether they
> were using NT4 or Win95. Client for MS Networks (Win95) handles this in
> conjuction with a workgroup name matching the NT domain name for the
> network. All employees can see the entire network with no problems when
> their IP is in the same C-class as the IPs for the servers and other
> workstations in the office. Once the dial-up IPs were changed to a
> different C-class (dynamically assigned as always), no one could log onto
> the network anymore.
> TCP/IP is the only protocol in use.

Setup a WINS server and make sure everyone, including your servers
are pointing to it. You can assign WINS servers in DHCP as well.
If you don't have a common WINS server (or a collective working
together) you will not have browse capabilities outside of your
own subnet.

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