[Samba] WINS server issues

Geir A. Myrestrand geir.myrestrand at falconstor.com
Fri Jan 5 19:16:56 GMT 2007

David Miller wrote:
> I have a Samba server (3.0.23a) running WINS for our network.  The other 
> day
> we had some extended power outages and a number of computers and network
> segments came up before DHCP/DNS servers causing a lot of confusion on our
> network until everything settled.  DNS/DHCP an name resolution via DNS is
> not restored to proper working order however the WINS database has some bad
> data in it that I can't seem to purge it of.  This is causing problems with
> people accessing our local file servers via our VPN.
> So how do I go about removing this data from the WINS server?

How Can One Flush the Samba NetBIOS Name Cache without Restarting Samba?


Geir A. Myrestrand

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