WINS and international netbios names

Tim Potter tpot at
Fri Mar 30 05:09:13 GMT 2001

Christopher R. Hertel writes:

> > Well I'm pretty sure it's a bug in the NT WINS server.  I can
> > watch the WINS request for machine A be sent to machine A (it's
> > also the WINS server) and the response comes back negative!!!
> Hmmm...
> > I was curious if anyone else had seen this problem and whether
> > there was a workaround.
> I haven't seen it, but I haven't looked.

I know there are some international people on this list and was
wondering if they had seen anything like this.  The solution of
course is "don't do that" and not use international characters in
your netbios names.


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