Heuristics for finding a Win2K domain controller ...
rsharpe at ns.aus.com
Fri May 3 09:13:10 GMT 2002
On Fri, 3 May 2002, Norbert Püschel wrote:
> WINS is only used for backward compatibility in Win2K. The DCs are found
> via their
My original problem was that I did not have WINS properly configured ...
> DNS entries; they have entries of type SRV in _msdcs.your.domain, where
> your.domain is
> your DNS domain _and_ your W2K-domain.
> Your DNS must support dynamic DNS for this to work. W2Ks DNS-server does
> this, as does BIND 8/9.
Seems like I can use dig to retrieve the entries gc._msdcs.<domain> and
get back the list of addresses that the PDC? uses?
> Hope this helps.
> Richard Sharpe schrieb:
> > Hi,
> > Does anyone know any heuristics for finding a Win2K Domain controller?
> > WINS does not seem to work the same way as NT4 ...
> > Regards
> > -----
> > Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at ns.aus.com, rsharpe at samba.org,
> > sharpe at ethereal.com
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at ns.aus.com, rsharpe at samba.org,
sharpe at ethereal.com
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