Old question: Recursion Desired
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Mon Mar 19 23:47:13 GMT 2001
I'm working on my documentation.
I note that Recursion Desired is turned on when doing a broadcast query.
Does anyone know why?
Testing this, I find that neither Samba nor W95 care if the RD bit is
turned on or off when responding to a broadcast query. That is, if I
turn off the RD bit and send a broadcast query, I still get the expected
My guess is that RD must be turned on in broadcast queries in order for
WINS Proxy to work. Does anyone know?
Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
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