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Microsoft, Windows 2003 Server, 2003 SP1

Last Modified: 2013-11-05
I am looking to get a grip on WINS management.

I need to find a script or exe for the following tasks:
1) query wins for a record, hopefully by name or by ip address
2) delete a wins record
3) create a wins entry

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I can't see why you want to do this - wins largely looks after itself - what are you trying to achive ?
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I work on a team that manages 80+ servers and every week we rebuild some for re-deployment. When we redeploy we often reuse names and/or ip addresses and sometime not.

For those times when we often see old records showing up after we have rebuild the boxes and I want a clear clean way ---- when we need to look in wins and/or dns to find/delete old records its no fun.




netsh wins worked the best.

netsh wins server add name /?

netsh wins server delete name /?

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