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dantidote
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Heres a tricky one:
The server is all set up and it works just fine. I just found out that I’m not broadcasting to the whole building because there are 5 different subnets, and apparently i can only see and share to my subnet. I talked with the network engineer and this was what he said:

Dan,
Our Resnet network consists of the following subnets.
ID Subnet IP Address Mask Router
71 resnet-wads-g1 141.219.224.0 23 M160
72 resnet-wads-2 141.219.226.0 23 M160
73 resnet-wads-3 141.219.228.0 23 M160
74 resnet-wads-4 141.219.230.0 23 M160
75 resnet-wads-5 141.219.232.0 23 M160
76 resnet-wmcnair 141.219.234.0 23 M160
77 resnet-emcnair 141.219.76.0 22 M160
78 resnet-dhh 141.219.236.0 22 M160
79 resnet-heights 141.219.80.0 22 M160

A ‘broadcast’ or SMB share should work only within the local subnet.

Generally multicast will work across any of these subnets. IF the
application sets the TTL short, or a group for local it may not traverse
the network beyond a local subnet.

Can I somehow share to the whole building even though we’re all on different subnets?