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[Openvpn-users] Re: WINS

  • Subject: [Openvpn-users] Re: WINS
  • From: Charles Duffy <cduffy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 17:04:29 -0600

On Sun, 12 Dec 2004 17:09:47 -0500, Andrew J. Richardson wrote:

> I'm accessing shared resources successfully with \\vpn-ip-address, but I'd
> like to be able to open shared folders (and shared printers) with a client's
> NetBIOS name, but lack access to a WINS server.  Aside from Samba for Linux,
> is anyone aware of a product (open, commercial, or shareware) for the WinXP
> platform that provides WINS server service?

Server editions of Windows (NT, 2000, 2003) support WINS. See

Dunno 'bout XP, though.

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