WINS server

Markus A Wipfler markus at infocom.co.ug
Fri May 4 15:45:40 BST 2007


Jose Gomez-Dans wrote:
> Hi,
> This is really a windowsy-network-related question, but does anyone
> know how to find out the WINS server address in my network? Either
> from Kubuntu or from Win2k. I need it for the samba configuration.
> 
> Cheers,
> Jose
> 

If am not mistaken, wins server sends out some netbios-broadcast 
packets, if u have a packet sniffer such as wireshark u should be able 
to get the IP of ur wins server


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Markus



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