WINS proxy

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Wed Aug 21 11:15:01 GMT 2002

Alex Torkhov wrote:

> I see 2 ways to resolv my problem:
> 1. Add new feature to Samba (something like WINS registration proxy)
> 2. Use lmhosts in WINS server.
> 3 [...] small script (like findsmb) runs every 5 minutes 

	Alas, the lmhosts file would have to be on the client
	machines, so you'd still ahve to convince them to
	help you help themselves.

	Pleas not that even if they have NT servers, they 
	still have to put the wins host name/address into
	a box in the cntroll panel.  

	Only if they get their IP addresses from a windows-
	compatable DHCP server can they get wins server
	adresses automatically.

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