cygnusx__1 at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 10 19:17:07 GMT 2001
Ok, after a LONG time (an hour), the WINS server has finally registered a
#20 entry for the client in question. The client changed it's IP cuz I
rebooted it, and that hasn't yet reflected in the #03 and #00 entries, but
when it does, I guess everything will work.
So I suppose it just takes longer for the WINS registration to work if it's
Thanks for all your help guys.
>From: "Christopher R. Hertel" <crh at nts.umn.edu>
>To: Tim Carr <cygnusx__1 at hotmail.com>
>CC: don_mccall at hp.com, samba-technical at lists.samba.org
>Subject: Re: WINS.dat question
>Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 14:01:23 -0500 (CDT)
> > Thanks for the reply. I do have all the file-sharing stuff installed on
> > MS client, it has shared files that are set up properly (can double
> > itself in network neighborhood and see shared stuff); however due to the
> > fact it's connected via PPTP, it won't properly put a #20 entry in
> > Any ideas?
>No idea. If the other names are making it into the database I can't
>imagine why this wouldn't.
>From another machine (a machine *not* on the same remote network as the
>PPTP connected machine) try doing an nbstat (nbtstat? It's a DOS command)
>and look for that name. Even better, if you have another Samba system
>use Samba's nmblookup. For nmblookup, specify the WINS address using the
>-U option, and also use the -R option.
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