[Samba] Re: Simple question on Wins...

Beast beast at setuid.com
Sat Aug 16 04:08:18 GMT 2003

Saturday, August 16, 2003, 5:20:14 AM, John wrote:

> On Fri, 15 Aug 2003, Matthew McCarty wrote:

>> Depending on your netowrk of course it may not matter which you use if
>> you are going to just have one WINS server.  If you are going to have
>> more than one, use Win2k - because Samba does not support replication,
>> etc. of WINS servers.

> Can you please explain why this is so important. What can we do to make it
> better? Are you willing to take charge of this project?

It's important on multi sites across different network ie. it need a
router to pass the traffics since (most) router will not pass
broadcast packet.


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