[windows2000] Re: NT machines and WINS

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 08:44:38 +0200

On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 15:47:07 -0400, Costanzo, Ray wrote:

>We have 800 machines on our network.  About 70% of them are running NT
>4.  The rest are 2000 or XP.  We have a few 2000 AD domain.  We have a
>server running DNS and WINS.  We plan on shutting down WINS next week.
><--  That.  Does that sound a bit odd to anyone when there are a few
>hundred NT machines on the network?

Keep the wins if there are nt-boxes around. In fact, I read
somewhere on the MS-site that it's a good idea to keep it anyway,
even if there are 799 2k/xp-machines and 1 nt... They didn't
explain furhter why this was so AFAIK.




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