[Samba] Query to find if local system is wins server
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Tue Jan 3 18:53:25 GMT 2006
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mehta kiran wrote:
> Hi Jerry,
> I want to do it locally.
> My one question is still unanswered:
> 'nmblookup -U localhost -R jack' returned
> though local host is not a wins server
> Shouldnt it fail with error
> " 127.0.0.1 system is not wins server" ?
I don't think so. The -R sets the recursion bit in the
flag which is necessary for talking to a WINS server but not
IIRC rejected by non-WINS servers. I would need to check
the code and test against a MS WINS server to be sure.
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