[Samba] More than one wins server - Samba Version 2.2.8a?

Adam Williams adam at morrison-ind.com
Wed Oct 22 19:16:35 GMT 2003

> > >>Can I specify more than one wins server in smb.conf to use both primary
> > >>and secondary wins servers?
> > >>If so, is this comma or space separated:
> > >> e.g. wins server = xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> > > This is not supported in 2.2.8a, it is in Samba-3.0.0.
> > >>I am running Samba Version 2.2.8a from the www.sunfreeware.com packages on
> > >>Solaris 9 on a Sun-Blade-100.
> > Can samba-3.0.* act as primary/secondary wins server?
> There is a utility called 'wrepld' that does WINS replication but it is
> not complete and needs further work. Samba-3 does support WINS fail over
> as a WINS client. nmbd does not do active WINS replication.

Just curious how possible it would be to use an alternate (say LDAP)
backend for the WINS data, much like what can be done with the SAM?

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