How about this option for nmbd?

William Knox wknox at
Tue Jun 16 17:30:18 GMT 1998

I think that extending it _beyond_ what one can do with NT has a lot of merit
as well.  While I don't need to use the option described myself, and I 
don't know whether or not NT can do it, I certainly can see the usefulness of 
it.  Just my two cents.

					Bill Knox (wknox at
					Harvard University Herbaria
					(617 496-3023

On Wed, 17 Jun 1998 01:46:45 +1000  "Michael St. Laurent" wrote:
> I think it's a great idea that would replicate an ability that the NT WINS
> server has.
[stuff deleted]
> >Would it make sense to implement this as a global option
> >in smb.conf? It could be similiar to the following:
> >
> >static wins address	=
> >
> >This would add HOST1 with IP and HOST2 with
> >IP to the WINS database permanently.
> >
> >What do you think of this? If you would like to see this
> >in the regular samba code, I would try to make a patch for
> >samba 1.9.18p8. If not, I will stay with my hack since it
> >works for me :-)
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >	-Andre
> >
> >
> --------------------
> Michael St. Laurent
> Hartwell Corporation
> "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority
> it is time to pause and reflect."
>                -- Mark Twain

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