WINS Architecture and Capacity Planning White Paper Available

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Summary

A white paper describing Microsoft's implementation of the Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) is available for you to download from the Microsoft Windows NT FTP site.

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WINS provides dynamic NetBIOS-name-to-IP-address registration and resolution. This white paper describes the Microsoft WINS technology, including a functional description of the WINS server, and discusses name registration, resolution processes, replication between WINS servers, the WINS database schema, capacity planning, and designing a WINS infrastructure.

Sections of the document include:
  • Functional description
  • Timers
  • Replication
  • New features in Windows NT 4.0
  • Description of the WINS Database
  • Designing a WINS infrastructure
This white paper is available from the following Microsoft FTP site:
ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/bussys/winnt/winnt-docs/papers/WINSWP.doc

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Article ID: 239950 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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