WINS static entry support (Re: WINS again ;-))

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Sep 20 00:41:02 GMT 2001

TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
> Sanvir Singh Jham wrote:
> >I have checked the wins.dat file and there is no entry for this debian
> >mailserver. I tried to manually put an entry, but then this does not
> >last for long.
> wins.dat file is read when nmbd starts and write-back when nmbd stops.
> So, if you modify wins.dat manually, first you should stop nmbd.
> And then please add entries like:

> and restart nmbd.
> This probably works well, but not much tested.
> Please examine and I want a report from you :-)

I always find it much easier to simply set 'dns proxy = yes' and fix it
all in DNS, but I'm also interested to hear results.

Andrew Bartlett

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