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Incorrect WINS record on Linux for NetBios, removing bad WINS record

So I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that I'm trying to get to run as a Domain Controller for a set of Windows machines. I've set up a Bind9 DNS and it works fine, pinging the nameserver gives the correct ...
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DHCP Server and WINS Server Sharing Same IP

I have been trying for a couple of weeks now on an Ubuntu system to try and run the machine as both a WINS server and a DHCP server - is there anything that would stop this from working? I just don't ...
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Network Drive with WINS server

I'm looking for a network drive with Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) server. We're trying to support a software which uses WINS to connect to the server and store every data on that same ...
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NetBIOS Name resolution fails when behind another router

On "PC3", Windows name resolution fails like this. ping PC1 Ping request could not find host PC1. Please... ping 192.168.0.2 Reply from 192.168.0.2: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128 ...
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setup netbios client in ubuntu 13.10

I have two laptops with ubuntu 13.10 x64 on them. I want both of them to be able to ping and mount one another via hostname or netbios name which is the same in my case. The computers are called ...
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How to remotely find out a linux hostname without the use of DNS?

If I want to find out how the hostname of a remote linux machine on my LAN is, how can I achieve this given I don't have access via SSH etc.? Probably depends if linux is part of a WINS domain I ...
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What is the SIMPLEST way to setup two-way hostname resolution between Windows 7 Host and Ubuntu Linux VMWare Guest?

Starting from a clean Windows 7, I installed VMWare Player and then inside it I installed Ubuntu. Both OS's can ping each other by IP address, but hostnames won't resolve. What's the easiest way to ...
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Connected to office via VPN. How to resolve computer names?

I'm using VPN Tracker to get an VPN connection to work. My problem, though, is that I have to use ip addresses to connect to 'in-office'-computers. How can I make my mac resolve computer names ...
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Is there any reason to run a WINS server on a small network?

Is there any compelling reason to be concerned with running a WINS server on a small network? What applications require the ability to resolve LANMan and/or NETBios names?