[Samba] Experiences with WINS-Migration NT -> Samba ?

Matthew Carpenter matt at eisgr.com
Thu Sep 18 17:16:18 GMT 2003

If you reboot all the systems after pointing them to the new WINS server, or
after you replace the old one if the new one will have the old IP Address,
it should be as soon as the machines boot.  They will update the WINS server
at that time.

From: Thore Herberg <thore.herberg at med.uni-goettingen.de>
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Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 11:15:59 +0200
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Hi all,

I'd like to replace an old NT-wins server by a linux box with samba and
I'm wondering how long it will take for the wins-table on the linux
machine to get filled up from scatch (the size of the net is of order
1000 machines). Does anyone have *real-life* data/experiences of such a
migration ?  Any tipps or hints ?

Is there a way/tool to convert the (Windows) Wins-DB into the wins.dat
format ?



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