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how to get netbios or wins traffic across multiple network hops

This network: I have a samba server in the main office LAN. I have multiple satellite offices, 3 hops away. Wins and netbios work fine, using both windows servers and samba servers. Such as: [ main ...
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Samba server NETBIOS name not resolving, WINS support not working

When I try to connect to my CentOS 6.2 x86_64 server's samba shares using address \\REPO (NETBIOS name of REPO), it times out and shows an error; if I do so directly via IP, it works fine. ...
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Cannot browse remote networks even with WINS configured

As the NetBIOS protocol acts on Layer 2 and so is not routable, In order to enable network browsing of remote networks, WINS has been installed and configured on two domain controllers, both of which ...
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How do you figure out how a windows machine is resolving a share name?

We've been having some weird issues while migrating domains from one forest to another. We tried turning off the domain controllers for the old domain, and all of a sudden, a share which we used to ...
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Which machines should be running as master browser

We have a three site wan and are struggling to get WINS working in one of the sites. We've tried lots of trouble shooting and think it may be a result of miss configured master browsers. However I'm ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 loses ability to connect to network share

I could sure use some help with this one: I've got two Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Terminal Servers, as well as several 2003 servers (DNS / Wins / AD / DC). On the two 2008 boxes, every now and then ...
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NetBIOS name resolution - how can I get to work?

Two machines connected to a switch: WLADIMIR (XP Home SP3) and DAGO (Win7 Pro). WLADIMIR has received 192.168.33.130 via DHCP, DAGO has received 192.168.33.156. They can ping each other by IP ...
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Microsoft Networking - WINS, DHCP, considerations for moving from a flat to routed network

We are moving our network from a flat 192.168.x.x/16 to a routed network to be composed of several /24 subnets and a layer 3 switch. It is a Windows network, active directory integrated, standard ...
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Server resolves to correct IP when using FQDN but incorrectly when using shortname

Win2k3 environment using WINs server resolves to the correct IP when I use the FQDN, but resolves to a different IP when I use the shortname. I've tried resetting NetBios cache and purging/reloading ...
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Download or view a servers wins database

I am trying to troubleshoot a WINS browsing problem in a Server 2008 AD Forest. I am in one domain and the problem is with a sibling domain. What command can i use to dump or view the WINS database ...
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Windows Server 2008 Stnd - Wins Issue Possibly?

Currently we have a freshly setup Windows Server 2008 server acting as DNS and AD,Print and File server. I setup VPN and routing services and was able to successfully connect through VPN however I ...
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Printing with Old Application (Win2000) is Slow

I have a legacy application that I honestly do not know a whole lot about running on Windows 2000. Sometimes printing is slow. It creates a file at a remote location (I will call this location B) ...