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Windows Server 2003 in a Nutshell by Mitch Tulloch

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Name

netsh/WINS Context

Synopsis

Configures a WINS server.

Subcontexts

Server

Commands

dump

Dumps the configuration of the WINS server as a series of NetShell commands.

list

Lists available WINS commands (more verbose than help).

server [\\servername | serveraddress]

Enters the subcontext for the specified WINS server, which enables you to configure the WINS server using the add, check, delete, init, reset, set, and show commands. These commands and their options are summarized in Table 5-21.

Table 5-21. Commands available in WINS Server subcontext

Command

Option

Description

add

name

Registers name of WINS server

partner

Specifies a replication partner

pngserver

Specifies persona non grata servers

check

database

Verify WINS database consistency

name

Verifies a list of name records against specified servers

version

Verifies version number consistency

delete

name

Removes a registered name from database

partner

Removes a replication partner

records

Removes or tombstones specified records

owners

Removes list of owners and their records

pngserver

Removes specified persona non grata servers

init

backup

Performs backup of database

import

Imports an lmhosts file

pull

Sends a pull trigger to specified server

pullrange

Pulls specified records from specified server

push

Sends a push trigger to specified server

replicate

Replicates with replication partners

restore

Restores database from a file

scavenge

Initiates database scavenging

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