I have 2 BEFSX41's with a VPN connection...

Side A has 4 win2kpro (1 advanced server) 4 static addresses 192.168.2.100,
101,102,109
Side B has 1 XP computer. 1 static address has 1 static address of
192.168.1.105
Notice A is 192.168.2.X
side B is 192.168.1.X

Nbtstat -A to the xp computer and ping to the xp computer sees the remote
machine table
Local Area Connection:
Node IpAddress: [192.168.2.100] Scope Id: []

NetBIOS Remote Machine Name Table

Name Type Status
---------------------------------------------
CC606805-Z <00> UNIQUE Registered
COMCAST <00> GROUP Registered
COMCAST <1E> GROUP Registered
COMCAST <1D> UNIQUE Registered
..__MSBROWSE__.<01> GROUP Registered

MAC Address =

Local Area Connection:
Node IpAddress: [192.168.2.100] Scope Id: []

NetBIOS Local Name Table

Name Type Status
---------------------------------------------
CC606805-B <1F> UNIQUE Registered
CC606805-B <00> UNIQUE Registered
CC606805-B <20> UNIQUE Registered
COMCAST <00> GROUP Registered
COMCAST <1E> GROUP Registered

Side B can see all the shared resources
Side A cant see any resources (they are shared)

Netmon shows the following:

1 0.093748 000C413C2E5A *BROADCAST NBT NS: Registration req. for CC606805-Z
<1F> 192.168.1.105 192.168.2.255 IP
Frame: Base frame properties
Frame: Time of capture = 11/23/2004 16:34:8.488
Frame: Time delta from previous physical frame: 0 microseconds
Frame: Frame number: 1
Frame: Total frame length: 110 bytes
Frame: Capture frame length: 110 bytes
Frame: Frame data: Number of data bytes remaining = 110 (0x006E)
ETHERNET: ETYPE = 0x0800 : Protocol = IP: DOD Internet Protocol
ETHERNET: Destination address : FFFFFFFFFFFF
ETHERNET: .......1 = Group address
ETHERNET: ......1. = Locally administered address
ETHERNET: Source address : 000C413C2E5A
ETHERNET: .......0 = No routing information present
ETHERNET: ......0. = Universally administered address
ETHERNET: Frame Length : 110 (0x006E)
ETHERNET: Ethernet Type : 0x0800 (IP: DOD Internet Protocol)
ETHERNET: Ethernet Data: Number of data bytes remaining = 96 (0x0060)
IP: ID = 0x1D00; Proto = UDP; Len: 96
IP: Version = 4 (0x4)
IP: Header Length = 20 (0x14)
IP: Precedence = Routine
IP: Type of Service = Normal Service
IP: Total Length = 96 (0x60)
IP: Identification = 7424 (0x1D00)
IP: Flags Summary = 0 (0x0)
IP: .......0 = Last fragment in datagram
IP: ......0. = May fragment datagram if necessary
IP: Fragment Offset = 0 (0x0) bytes
IP: Time to Live = 128 (0x80)
IP: Protocol = UDP - User Datagram
IP: Checksum = 0x97D4
IP: Source Address = 192.168.1.105
IP: Destination Address = 192.168.2.255
IP: Data: Number of data bytes remaining = 76 (0x004C)
UDP: Src Port: NETBIOS Name Service, (137); Dst Port: NETBIOS Name Service
(137); Length = 76 (0x4C)
UDP: Source Port = NETBIOS Name Service
UDP: Destination Port = NETBIOS Name Service
UDP: Total length = 76 (0x4C) bytes
UDP: UDP Checksum = 0xAFA7
UDP: Data: Number of data bytes remaining = 68 (0x0044)
NBT: NS: Registration req. for CC606805-Z <1F>
NBT: Transaction ID = 53317 (0xD045)
NBT: Flags Summary = 0x2910 - Req.; Registration; Success
NBT: 0............... = Request
NBT: .0101........... = Registration
NBT: .....0.......... = Non-authoritative Answer
NBT: ......0......... = Datagram not truncated
NBT: .......1........ = Recursion desired
NBT: ........0....... = Recursion not available
NBT: .........0...... = Reserved
NBT: ..........0..... = Reserved
NBT: ...........1.... = Broadcast packet
NBT: ............0000 = Success
NBT: Question Count = 1 (0x1)
NBT: Answer Count = 0 (0x0)
NBT: Name Service Count = 0 (0x0)
NBT: Additional Record Count = 1 (0x1)
NBT: Question Name = CC606805-Z <1F>
NBT: Question Type = General Name Service
NBT: Question Class = Internet Class
NBT: Resource Record Name = CC606805-Z <1F>
NBT: Resource Record Type = NetBIOS General Name Service
NBT: Resource Record Class = Internet Class
NBT: Time To Live(Milliseconds) = 300000 (0x493E0)
NBT: RDATA Length = 6 (0x6)
NBT: Resource Record Flags = 16384 (0x4000)
NBT: 0............... = Unique NetBIOS Name
NBT: .10............. = M Node
NBT: ...0000000000000 = Reserved
NBT: Owner IP Address = 192.168.1.105
00000: FF FF FF FF FF FF 00 0C 41 3C 2E 5A 08 00 45 00 ..A<.Z..E.
00010: 00 60 1D 00 00 00 80 11 97 D4 C0 A8 01 69 C0 A8 .`....?.?.i
00020: 02 FF 00 89 00 89 00 4C AF A7 D0 45 29 10 00 01 ..?.?.LE)...
00030: 00 00 00 00 00 01 20 45 44 45 44 44 47 44 41 44 ...... EDEDDGDAD
00040: 47 44 49 44 41 44 46 43 4E 46 4B 43 41 43 41 43 GDIDADFCNFKCACAC
00050: 41 43 41 43 41 42 50 00 00 20 00 01 C0 0C 00 20 ACACABP.. ....
00060: 00 01 00 04 93 E0 00 06 40 00 C0 A8 01 69

this occures 2 every second, but no answer to the request.... any Idea?

KK