[Samba] The "single WINS" problem
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Wed Nov 30 16:23:44 GMT 2005
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Andreas Hasenack wrote:
|> so what really happens when WINS server dies (or the PDC at all)?
|> we have a PDC/BDC samba setup.
| Name resolution for servers outside the
| local subnet fails.
|> it would be a mess if the BDC could not be asked
|> for logons because WINS of PDC fails, when PDC is down!!!
| That's what happens in my case, the BDC is useless
| because the machine hosting the WINS service crashed.
Right. We dont't do wins replication right now.
But if people really want WINS replication, we can do
it. There's been a few patches and metze has made
amazing progress with it in the Samba 4 tree. It's
more an issue of developer resources.
Nothing is impossible in software :-)
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