[ednog] Ditching WINS
MKing at bridgew.edu
Mon May 9 09:22:01 EDT 2005
One Item to think about.
Short name resolution.
For example, your domain could be
msft.wpi.edu, but your WINS domain could be WPI
(Our example is campus.bridgew.edu, and BSC)
Most of your users are probably used to typing WPI into any domain box,
and will have to be retrained to type your (Longer) DNS domain.
Of course, this is all assuming you have one domain.
From: ednog-bounces at puck.nether.net
[mailto:ednog-bounces at puck.nether.net] On Behalf Of Frank Sweetser
Sent: Friday, May 06, 2005 4:30 PM
To: ednog at puck.nether.net
Subject: [ednog] Ditching WINS
We're looking to completely shut off and disable WINS on our campus this
summer, and have everyone using active directory and DNS for name
Has anyone else out there tried making this transition, and if so, would
you mind sharing how it went?
Frank Sweetser fs at wpi.edu | For every problem, there is a solution
WPI Network Engineer | is simple, elegant, and wrong. - HL
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