[Samba] WINS server/client

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jul 5 19:12:02 GMT 2002

Chris Smith wrote:
> I've read that Samba can be a WINS server or a WINS client, but not
> both. However, wouldn't Samba, when acting as a WINS server also be a
> WINS client in the sense that it will examine its own WINS database for
> NETBIOS name resolution? It just wouldn't make sense if it didn't. Maybe
> the reference I read is more for the purpose of exposing the mutual
> exclusivity of the "WINS support" and "WINS server" parameters.
> Anybody know for sure?


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