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

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Configuring and Maintaining WINS

WINS is fairly easy to configure and maintain once it is set up and replication partners are configured. The key configuration and maintenance tasks are related to the following issues:

  • Configuring burst handling as the network grows

  • Checking server status and configuration

  • Checking active registrations and scavenging records if necessary

  • Maintaining the WINS database

Configuring Burst Handling

If you configured the WINS server on a network with more than 100 clients, you should enable burst handling of registrations. As your network grows, you should change the bursthandling sessions as appropriate for the number of clients on the network. To configure burst handling of registration and name refresh requests, start ...

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