how to discover all netbios scopes on a LAN?

Jean Francois Micouleau Jean-Francois.Micouleau at
Wed Oct 22 21:22:29 GMT 2003

On Wed, 22 Oct 2003, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:

> I imagine that there are some RPC calls that could be made to query the
> WINS database directly, but that would mean finding the docs and writing
> programs to make RPC calls.

yes there is a rpc wins administration pipe. It was so much awful to
decode that I gave up quickly and knowing that only 2 persons would try it
in the world didn't motivate me at all.

> The WINS replication protocol was reversed.  It's not too bad, I'm told.
> There was an effort made to write a replication daemon.  Unfortunately,
> only the first testing-only drafts of the daemon (wrepld) were produced.
> The secrets are hidden in there.  There is also some information on
> Microsoft's website(s).

The WINS replication protocol is uncomplete in wrepld. wrepld is missing a
group packet type replication.


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