[Samba] wins problem - 2nd and last time post

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Mar 29 15:26:24 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 29 March 2005 06:56, Flavio Fonseca wrote:
> Hello list
>  I am having the following problem with samba wins server:
> 1. my servers record are desapearing from wins database. this
> servers(computers) are never turned off, and once or twice a week the wins
> records just vanish and I have to restart the server to register itself
> again with wins.
> 2. when I install a new workstation I do so in a subnet A where is my
> support team. Then I send the workstation to it's final place which is a
> subnet B. while installing it, the workstation register itself on wins
> server with an IP from subnet A. When I send it to its final location it
> gets an IP from subnet B but wins server keeps the record from subnet A. It
> does not update the record. If I stop the server, edit wins.dat and remove
> the record, restart wins e renew the workstation dhcp net configuration it
> register itself again with the correct IP.
> I am using Suse 9.2 professional with samba
> smbd version 3.0.9-2.3-SUSE.

Suggest you update to samba-3.0.13 - if the problem persists please file a bug  
report at https://bugzilla.samba.org with details of how the bug can be 
reproduced so that we can schedule to fix this.

Thank you.

- John T.

> I am not starting smbd.
> Thanks for any help.
> --
> Att.,
> Flávio Fonseca
> Equipe Divisão de Redes (DR)
> Diretoria de Processamento de Dados (DirPD)
> Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU)

John H Terpstra
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