Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Thu Dec 28 22:52:28 GMT 2000
Of interest (from
\\domain_name[1Dh] Registered only by the Master Browser, of which
there can only be one for each subnet. This name
is used by the Backup Browsers to communicate with
the Master Browser to retrieve the list of
available servers from the Master Browser.
WINS servers always return a positive registration
domain_name[1D], even though the WINS server does
not "register" this name in its database.
Therefore, when a WINS server is queried for the
domain_name[1D], the WINS server returns a
negative response, which causes the client to
broadcast to resolve the name.
That is, P nodes can't browse.
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