WINS proxy

abartlet at abartlet at
Wed Aug 21 06:26:01 GMT 2002

On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 01:20:09PM +0400, Alex Torkhov wrote:
> I have many non-administered computer running Windows and Linux router.
> I want to Windows computers to be able register on Samba-WINS server.
> Maybe, I don`t need WINS proxy at all, because my Samba is WINS server.
> Actually, I need feature of Samba, that can get B-mode registration
> and modify internal WINS database without sending any WINS reply.
> Now, I see, that this feature must not be added to WINS proxy.

What you need is to specify the WINS server in DHCP - that will get them all
registered in WINS automaticly.  If they are static hosts, then you can list
them either as static WINS entries (manually) or as DNS entries and set 'dns
proxy' to handle it.  

Andrew Bartlett

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