[Samba] WINS Alternative

maillist maillist at qinternet.com
Fri May 2 14:43:57 GMT 2003

You can create a lmhost file in windows. Each version (95/98) and 
(NT/2k/XP) have there lmhost file in different locations. You need to 
go to TCP/IP settings > advanced > WINS.
If you are on a single network, standard broadcast should work

On Friday, May 2, 2003, at 10:22  AM, Sohail Hasan wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am using NT 4 PDC to authenticate my users that access the shares 
> mounted on UNIX through samba. I am also using WINS and the passwd 
> database is same on both UNIX and Windows. Is there any way getting 
> rid of WINS and make windows users still access the UNIX shares as I 
> am not able to access the shares after turning off the WINS.
> Sincerely,
> Sohail
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