This information is intended for System Administrators, IT Officers etc. If you don't manage PCs in a college or department etc. but are configuring WINS on your own PC, please see the WINS configuration instructions.
Please note as of July 2016 the Central WINS Service has migrated, the new servers are 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206
- Unit Codes Used for Naming Windows PCs and Samba Servers Using WINS lists of the unique codes that should be used when naming PCs and Samba servers that use the central WINS servers.
- Naming Standards for Windows PCs and Samba Servers an explanation of the naming standards; what they are and why they are necessary.
- Further Information about WINS and Network Browsing more detailed information about how WINS works and about network browsing.
- WINS Configuration Instructions for end users detailed instructions complete with pictures.