problems with WINS initialisation

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Mon Jul 8 03:14:01 GMT 2002

I have the same problems:-(
At 00:13 08.07.2002 +0200, Kai Krueger wrote:
>I'm haveing problems with the recent samba wins server after deleting the
>wins.tdb. After restarting samba, the wins_server_subnet does not contain
>all the names it should do (e.g. domain<1b> domain<1c> sambaserver<00>
>sambaserver<20> ...). If I use an old CVS checkout from the end of Mai
>everything works fine with the same smb.conf. And once wins.tdb is written
>correctly the CVS version from 6.7.2002 seems to work ok too. From what I
>see in the log files, it looks like samba does not propergate the name
>registration attempts on the unicast_subnet down to it's own wins server, so
>that the names are only added to it's local chached namelist of the unicast
>subnet and not to the wins_server_subnet. Name registrations of external
>win2k clients to wins server work correctly. It's only local registrations
>that don't work fully as far as I can see.
>Is this a problem with the code, or with my local configuration?

Stefan "metze" Metzmacher <metze at>

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