take on future events
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Mon Feb 1 08:33:02 GMT 1999
Dan Kaminsky wrote:
> What about simply copying the WINS database to a
> second server? It's a flat file, as far as I
> could see. Sure, it would only work Samba <-> Samba, but
> like you said, why would you ever use NT for something
> like this?
You right it is a flat file. However, the dynamic
nature of NetBIOS name registration would make
this impossible to keep in sync and since the file
is in use by nmbd, replacing it could have some
horrible affects I imagine.
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
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- Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )
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