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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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Deployment Steps

Configuring WINS is straightforward, and the default settings are the correct choices for most organizations. This section describes the following:

  • How to add the WINS server feature to a computer running Windows Server 2008

  • How to set up WINS replication

  • How to configure WINS clients

Configuring a WINS Server

Before adding the WINS server feature to a computer running Windows Server 2008, you should configure the server with a static IP address. Because clients cannot look up the name of a name resolution server, you must configure clients with the server’s IP address. If the server had a dynamic IP address, the address might change, which would require client computers to be reconfigured.

To Configure a WINS Server

  1. After configuring ...

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