Dual samba servers and Win2k and browsing?

Thomas Cameron archimage at linux-magic.com
Thu Oct 25 15:05:24 GMT 2001

Bunny -

Don't believe for a second Microsoft's assertion that you "don't need WINS"
with Win2K or Xp or .Net.  It's simply not true.  Microsoft's DDNS
implimentation is pretty weak.  WINS is still needed.

I strongly recommend that you continue to use WINS.

Thomas Cameron, RHCE, CNE, MCSE, MCT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bunny Pfau" <bunny at hao.ucar.edu>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2001 4:47 PM
Subject: Re: Dual samba servers and Win2k and browsing?

> In case anyone was interested in my problem, I didn't get any
> responses from this list, but continued to bang my head for the next few
> hours and found the problem.
> I turned off WINS on my experimental server and everything
> worked out.  Since we're migrating our Windoze machines to Win2k,
> we won't be needing WINS anyway.
> Bye
> Bunny

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