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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.
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.
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