Multiple WINS Servers Enhancement

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Fri Jul 7 02:00:40 GMT 2000

Gerald Carter wrote:
> Might I suggest that we rather extend 'wins server' parameter
> to accept a list of ip (or hostnames) just like we do for the
> password server parameter.  Seems to keep more consistency
> without having to refert othe smb.conf man page all the time.
>         wins server = a.b.c.d w.x.y.z
> Registration / Resolution follows the same rules as password
> server.  remaining entries in the list are contacted
> only if previous ones are not available.

I also prefer this as it fits much better with existing
practice in Samba.

The lack of replication then becomes a "documentation issue" :-).



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