[Samba] PDC-BDC Wins Resolution

John H Terpstra jht at Samba.Org
Mon Jun 20 02:57:52 GMT 2005

On Sunday 19 June 2005 09:11, Matt Schwartz wrote:
> I am hoping someone can help here.  I noticed a really odd issue.  WINS
> resolution doesn't seem to work between my PDC and BDC, both Samba
> 3.0.14a boxes running on Debian.  I have nsswitch.conf configured
> properly, I think.  Here are the nsswitch.conf settings.
> PDC:
> hosts: files dns wins
> BDC:
> hosts: files dns wins
> On the BDC, I have the parameter wins server =, the address
> of the PDC.  From the BDC, I try to ping the PDC and get a hostname not
> found error.  The same for the opposite.  What in the devil could be
> going on?

Is the /lib/libnss_wins.so-2 library installed? 

- John T.
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