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  1. How can you confirm if SAMBA is really setup as a WINS server ?
  2. How can you tell SAMBA to have two differents WINS server. My debian server has two networks (eth1 (, eth2 ( I would like to have a different WINS list per network. As for now, I can see computers from each network.

I have found few answers for my question #1 but without success for now.


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Why do you need WINS at all? Why not drop that, and use DNS. –  Zoredache May 13 '13 at 19:33
@Zoredache I need to show computer in the Network Tab for people that doesn't understand how to create a map drive at the office. –  David Bélanger May 13 '13 at 19:48
Setup a login script and map the drives for them. Or create a script and drop shortcuts on their desktop. Create an Intranet web page and post the shortcuts. WINS is only tangentially involved with the browse lists. samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/… –  Zoredache May 13 '13 at 20:04

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