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Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Configuring Replication Partners

When you have two or more WINS servers on a network, you should configure replication between them. When servers replicate database entries with each other, they are said to be replication partners.

Replication Essentials

There are two replication roles for WINS servers:

  • Push partner A push partner is a replication partner that notifies other WINS servers that updates are available.

  • Pull partner A pull partner is a replication partner that requests updates.

By default, all WINS servers have replication enabled and replication partners are configured to use both push and pull replication. After a replication partner notifies a partner that there are changes using push replication, the partner can request the changes ...

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