WINS problems

Paul Tavernier paul.tavernier at
Thu Feb 8 09:21:43 GMT 2001

An idea, sorry if not a correct answer.

    You could populate statically a lmhosts file on your WINS Server, and
asking him to seek lmhosts, then wins...


werner maes a écrit :

> Hello,
> Is it possible to add some static entries to the WINS database?
> We would like to add a few (logon-)server entries to it, when wins
> starts up.
> Why?
> We have several Samba servers who act as logon server on different
> subnets for different domains. Each logon server also acts as a local
> WINS server.
> It doesn't seem possible, not even with the options 'remote announce' or
> 'remote browse sync' to synchronize the information from the local WINS
> server
> with a central WINS server. For example, the information that states that a
> local Samba server acts as a logon server (Netbios Name type 1c) does not
> appear in the WINS-database of the central server, only in the
> WINS-database of
> the local server.
> Any ideas?
> Werner Maes
> LUDIT-KULeuven

Paul Tavernier
Division Informatique
Rectorat de Rouen
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