only the first "wins server" works?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Wed Apr 2 22:24:13 GMT 2003

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On Mon, 31 Mar 2003, Chere Zhou wrote:

> If I have 2 "wins server" set in smb.conf like the following:
> wins server =,
> I can verify that only the first works, the second does not, because the
> 2 wins servers have different contents in them, one for some domains and
> the other for some other domains.  I have trusted domains in both of the
> wins servers.  The domains are w2k domains, so the trust works through
> DNS, but I joined samba 3.0 as an NT4 server.
> So my question is, is this by design of how WINS suppose to work, or
> otherwise a problem in samba?  I am using cvs HEAD code of Mar. 19th.

If you want samba to use both servers individually, set

	wins server = tag1: tag2:

to create to wins server groups.

cheers, jerry
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