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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 markedreleased and marked as extinct, or tombstoned. The Extinction Interval cannever 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 asextinct, or tombstoned, and the entry being scavenged, or removed from thedatabase:
Minimum Value - 24 hours
Maximum Value - 96 hours

The Verify Interval defines the time before it verifies that names it doesnot own are still active:
Minimum Value - 576 hours
Maximum Value - 9999 hours 59 minutes 59 seconds

Article ID: 142305 - Last Review: 02/28/2014 08:01:04 - 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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