Min. and Max. Interval Values for WINS Configuration

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WINS Configuration parameters default to:
96 hours - Renewal Interval
96 hours - Extinction Interval
96 hours - Extinction Timeout
576 hours - Verify Interval


The Renewal Interval defines how often a client re-registers its name:
Minimum Value - 40 minutes
Maximum Recommended Value - 96 Hours

The Extinction Interval defines the time span between an entry being marked released and marked as extinct, or tombstoned. The Extinction Interval can never be less than the Renewal Interval:
Minimum Value - 40 minutes
Maximum Value - 96 hours

The Extinction Timeout defines the time span between an entry being as extinct, or tombstoned, and the entry being scavenged, or removed from the database:
Minimum Value - 24 hours
Maximum Value - 96 hours

The Verify Interval defines the time before it verifies that names it does not own are still active:
Minimum Value - 576 hours
Maximum Value - 9999 hours 59 minutes 59 seconds


Article ID: 142305 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 4.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.5
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.5
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51
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