What is WINS Server

[post_ad]WINS(Window internet name service) Server resolve the query with the help of Netbios . Netbios is the name of computer its maximum character length is 15 character , 14 character  provide by user and 1 character provide by OS for its internal information.

  • Wins can work in work group as well as in domain.
  • Wins is integrated with ADS , DNS and DHCP.
  • Wins server have own database with the help of this database Wins ca resolve query.
  • It store the database in the file that file known as lmhost.sam
  • In which system Wins install that system know as WINS server.

Replication In Wins-:  If any Wins server do not capable to resolve the query itself then it will transfer that query another wins server.

                               
                          Types of replication 

Full replication -: In full replication Wins server will replicate the total information to another Wins server each and every time.

Partial replication -: In partial replication Wins server will replicate only new changes or information to another wins server.

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