[Samba] Purpose of Browse Lists if you have WINS

Server Gremlin servergremlin at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 14:28:32 GMT 2007


	What are the point of Browse Lists if you have a WINS server?  Unless
I'm mistaken, Browse Lists and WINS servers both serve the same purpose:
to resolve NetBIOS names to IP addresses.  So in a Windows Domain, if I
have a WINS server, why do I even bother messing with Browse Lists?

	I'm kind of new to Windows Domains and I'm also new to Samba (in any
capacity more complicated than simple SMB file sharing) so I'm trying to
understand some of these basic concepts and would really appreciate any

- SG

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