I am attempting to utilize BackupPC on a Fedora server to backup a remote client (Win7).
As I understand it, BackupPC's primary mechanism for finding clients is performing an
This works fine for computers connected to the local network.
My issue is extending (?Samba's?) search to encompass our other network - the point-to-point VPNs
Using OpenVPN, we have a number of road warriors who connect their VPN to gain access to the samba server and it's shares.
Each has a unique static IP address in the 10.30.251 range and when connected, I can find them but not samba
#> ping john_laptop
--- john.inspirah.com ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 2001ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 9.900/14.764/24.388/6.805 ms
#> nmblookup john_laptop
querying john_laptop on 127.255.255.255
querying john_laptop on 10.30.7.255
name_query failed to find name john_laptop
How to I configure Samba or whatever Linux service is necessary to query the 10.30.251.255 network as well
I've attached a copy of our smb.conf - with comments filtered out