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anders at anders at
Mon Sep 27 18:29:22 GMT 1999

Perhaps we could work together on this?

We could compare packetdumps, and analyzes of it,
and then we could write a small app that does on base of
the WINS db file push this onto the M$ file, and pulls
into the same format (just to test the effect by taking 
one step at a time..)


Quoting Jean Francois Micouleau <Jean-
Francois.Micouleau at>:

> On Tue, 28 Sep 1999, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > Very few people know much about replication in 
WINS.  There is little (or
> > no) documentation.  A while back I posted the rumor 
that port 42 was
> being
> > used.  That was later verified by Jean Francois.  
He\'s done some more
> > research, but I don\'t know how far he\'s gotten.
> I\'ve gotten as far as ... I need some more traces to 
compare to what I
> have :-)
> More seriously the protocol doesn\'t look *so* 
complex. There is only 2 or
> 3 packet query types. One is an array of netbios 
names/ip addr pair being
> pushed or pulled (easy to decode). The other one 
contains timestamps and
> the last replication number (more complex to decode).
> 	J.F.

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