Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Fri Oct 5 15:03:05 GMT 2001

"Petter T. Olsson" wrote:
> Hi all,
>    Is it possible to run Samba without netbios and only use DNS.  Trying
> to figure out a way to run DDNS on the network.

I use DHCP based dynamic dns on my networks, and use the 'dns proxy =
yes' option to make name requests fall through to DNS when the WINS
lookup fails.  This doesn't work for 'special' names - like domain
master browser, pdc etc - but for normal hostname lookups it works

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Samba Team member, Build Farm maintainer        abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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