Beginners Guide to Samba (Installation and Configuration
Samba Administration Guide - WINS Server Configuration After the WINS server has been configured, you must ensure that all machines participating on the network are configured with the address of this WINS server. If your WINS server is a Samba machine, fill in the Samba machine IP address in the Primary WINS Server field of the Control Panel->Network->Protocols->TCP->WINS Server dialogs in Windows [Chapter 7] 7.3 Name Resolution with Samba Samba handles the rest of the details behind the scenes, leaving you a relaxed administrator. The wins support=yes and the wins server option are mutually exclusive; you cannot simultaneously offer Samba as the WINS server and point to another system as the server. If Samba is acting as a WINS server, you should probably get familiar with the Chapter 7. Name Resolution and Browsing - Samba The wins support and the wins server parameters are mutually exclusive; you cannot simultaneously offer Samba as the WINS server and use another system as the server! Typically, one Samba server is set up as the WINS server using wins support, and all other Samba servers are configured with the wins server parameter pointing to the Samba WINS
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The solution pulls and uploads files to folders from the mobile device, to the server (which is Ubuntu). We don't have any other Windows machine (only Windows CE mobiles and Ubuntu server). Now the mobile device can only access the folder through NetBIOS WINS supplied server names. So we want our Ubuntu server to turn into a WINS server.
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