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Re: [opensuse] Error should be sent to WINS server
  • From: James Wright <jamfwright@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 11:12:49 -0500
  • Message-id: <200702141112.50083.jamfwright@xxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 13 February 2007 22:39, John Andersen wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 February 2007, James Wright wrote:
> > What OS is on 192.168.0.226?  Apparently this particular machine is
> > trying to contact a WINS server.  If it is a Windows box see
> > <http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network/evaluate/technol/tcpipfund/tcpi
> >pf und_ch12.mspx>
>
> They are all XP Pro, freshly installed by Dell.
>
> Wins seems to be implied in that installation although i've never needed
> it. It might be simpler to turn it on just to keep the logging down.

Or create a registry key that disables WINS, then import that key on each
machine. If Remote Registry is enabled you could do it over the network. If
not you could do it by diskette, auto-run CD, usb drive, or whatever fits the
bill.

Good luck,

James W.
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