[Samba] use samba for WINS name resolution on solaris

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Jun 18 06:05:05 GMT 2002

On Mon, 17 Jun 2002, Yang, James H (Jhyang), SOLIT wrote:

> I have a SUN/Solaris system that functions like a web proxy server.   In
> our corporate environment, PC client/brower can access a web server
> using URL with WINS name as well DNS.     Can Samba be configured to on
> the system to support/resolve WINS names by pointing to corporate WINS
> servers - in addition to DNS (configured in /etc/resolv.conf)?   Thanks.

There is a NSS modules which uses wins (libnss_wins.so).
See the nsswitch/ directory in the Samba source distro.

cheers, jerry
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