[Samba] Redundant WINS?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Sun Feb 10 03:05:02 GMT 2002

Jörg Mayer wrote:
> Hello,
> two questions:
> 1) Is it possible to set up several (samba based) WINS servers that exchange
>    their databases (redundancy)?

Some inital code has been commited to HEAD for this - jfm has been
working on it.

> 2) Has anyone a solution for the WINS/WINS-R records and bind?

You can do it for 'normal' names with the 'wins hook' and 'dns proxy'
paramaters.  My personal solution is DHCP+dynamic DNS and nmbd running
'dns proxy = yes'.

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
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