[Samba] DNS entry for resolving the DC

Stefan G. Weichinger lists at xunil.at
Thu May 17 12:56:27 UTC 2018

Am 2018-05-17 um 09:56 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> On Thu, 17 May 2018 09:07:21 +0200
> "Stefan G. Weichinger via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> We had a mixed setup in the field, some PCs had a WINS server
>> configured, some not. We removed the WINS info from DHCP and saw no
>> new problems (we wanted to have things the same way on all clients).
> Doesn't this tell you anything ?

hmm, that we don't need it?

> Do you have any old PCs running (95, 98, NT4-style) ?


> If not, then no, you do not need WINS, you should rely on dns, just
> like active directory does ;-)

great to read, thanks ;-)

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