How about this option for nmbd?

peloy at peloy at
Tue Jun 16 16:51:22 GMT 1998

Andre Albsmeier <andre.albsmeier at> wrote:

> On a Win95 client I add AA_BB to the lmhosts file with
> the IP address of the firewall machine (!). Now I can
> connect to \\AA_BB\APPS and everything works great.
> But since I am lazy, I don't want to add this entry to
> all lmhost files. A name resolution by DNS is not possible
> since AA_BB is not a valid hostname and the resolver under
> FreeBSD discards it.

If you add AA_BB's address to the lmhosts file of the WINS server this
entry won't be added to the WINS database? Did you give it a try?



Eloy A. Paris
Information Technology Department
Rockwell Automation Venezuela
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