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Windows Server® 2008 Networking and Network Access Protection (NAP) by Microsoft Networking Team, Tony Northrup, Joseph Davies

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Chapter 8. Windows Internet Name Service

A Windows Internet Name Service server (WINS server) is a service that provides centralized name resolution for NetBIOS names. Although Domain Name System (DNS) has replaced WINS as the primary name resolution method for Windows networks, many organizations continue to use WINS for backward compatibility. This chapter provides information about how to design, deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot the WINS server feature in the Windows Server 2008 operating system. This chapter assumes that you have a solid understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and DNS.

Concepts

This section provides an overview of important WINS and NetBIOS name ...

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