[Samba] Browsing confusion
stephan.rattai at gmx.de
Thu Sep 15 10:22:16 MDT 2011
Am Donnerstag, den 15.09.2011, 08:26 +0900 schrieb TAKAHASHI Motonobu:
> From: steffo76 at gmx.de
> Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 17:17:23 +0200
> > The question is how the clients
> > on the other subnets should find the BDC if the PDC is down if only
> > one of them has wins support = yes set as suggested in the manpage
> > for smb.conf.
> As you would understand, WINS server implementation of Samba lacks the
> function of replication, which means no redundancy.
> Unfortunately, there is no smart way to resolve that:
> 1) using samba4wins or WINS server on Windows server
> which can replicate their WINS database to each other.
> 2) using LMHOSTS file
> 3) using one of some hand-made replication solutions:
> I know 2 solutions in Japan. Both use "wins hook" parameter.
> - http://www.osstech.co.jp/techinfo/samba/wins-push
> - http://wiki.samba.gr.jp/mediawiki/index.php?title=WINS-replication
> If you are interested in them, I will translate them in English.
Thanks, I used an automatic translator for this task and had a lot of
fun reading ;-) I tried wins-push and samba4wins and decided to go with
wins-push since it is much less hassle.
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