Sync with MS WINS server

Peter Samuelson peter at
Sun Jun 11 13:33:47 GMT 2000

[Kenneth Ng <kenng at>]
> While reading various docs on Samba, there are notes that Samba can
> sync with other Samba WINS servers, but can not sync with a MS WINS
> server.  Has anyone ever tried, and is there a reason why this
> doesn't work?

It doesn't work because it's never been written.  Nobody has reverse-
engineered the MS WINS sync protocol.  I have no idea how easy or hard
this would be.


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