Why do we ask for #1b first before registering?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jan 31 16:15:25 GMT 2006

On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 08:50:15PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> IIRC, this was added years ago out of concern over it being too easy for an
> admin of a stand-alone samba server to accidentally break a domain.

A well-working WINS server should not ack it to us, and an attacker could
easily forge the packets anyway.

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