Problems configuring samba as a WINS server

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Nov 5 18:28:55 GMT 1997

On Wed, 5 Nov 1997, Tom Schutter wrote:

> I am having problems configuring samba 1.9.17p1 as a WINS server.
> I have added "wins support = yes" to the [global] section of my smb.conf file.
> I have not set "wins server" in my smb.conf file.
> But my nmbd log file (which is now 4Mb) keeps reporting:
> reply_netbios_packet: r_a not to be used when not a WINS server
> which seems to indicate that WINS support has not been enabled.
> What can I do?

upgrade to 1.9.17p4 - your parameters are correct :-)



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