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    • Understanding and Implementing WINS

      Understanding and Implementing WINS

      Windows Internet Name Server (WINS) Overview WINS is an enhanced NetBIOS name server (NBNS) which was designed by Microsoft to resolve NetBIOS computer names to IP addresses, and at the same time eliminate the usage of broadcasts for name resolution. In this manner, WINS eliminates traffic generated by broadcasting on the network. WINS provides a

    • How to Backup and Restore a WINS Database

      How to Backup and Restore a WINS Database

      If you are unable to repair a corrupt database that has been caused by a system failure, a virus attach, a power failure, or a similar disaster, you can first delete the WINS database and then entirely restore it from a backup. The WINS management console is a comprehensive tool which can be used to

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