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JSI Tip 0503 - Does your WINS server contain entries from non-functioning WINS Servers?

If you have removed a WINS servers, other WINS servers on your network still contain and still replicate the entries from the non-functioning WINS server. To remove these entries, edit:


On the Edit menu, Add Value and entrer PersonaNonGrata as a type REG_MULTI_SZ and set the data value to the IP address of the non-existent WINS server. As this is a REG_MULTI_SZ data type, mulpiple entries made be made.

You must stop and start the WINS service for the entry to be enabled.

When a IP address is given PersonaNonGrata status, it can be deleted as an owner in WINS Manager (Mappings-Show Database), and its entries will not be replicated from other servers.

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