[Samba] The "single WINS" problem

Andreas ahasenack at terra.com.br
Thu Nov 24 22:42:57 GMT 2005

On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 10:31:01PM +0100, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
> > So you can't use DNS for that sixteenth field of netbios names (like
> > <1C>, <1B>, etc). Or can you?
> Dynamic DNS is a setup primarily for networks with DHCP. Using DHCP, you can
> only have 1 IP lease per physical interface. This IP, along with the
> system's hostname, are registered in DNS, and that's were we resolve the
> names you currently use in a Netbios/WINS environment.

I understood this part. What I didn't understand is how a DNS server can
answer queries like "DOMAIN<1C>" and "DOMAIN<1B>".

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