To setup WINS Server
Posted on 2011-10-12
It appears there's no WINS server on our company network currently and I would like to set one up, but that's if its reasonable to do so. There's a Windows 2003 server as a domain controller and a second 2003 server as a BDC. Planning to put the WINS server role on the domain controller and setup the BDC as a secondary WINS server. Your thoughts on risks, whether and how this should be done is of utmost importance.
We map a few shared drives using the server name, such as "name" in "name.domain.com". Our Goldmine CRM shared drive is mapped that way. Lately however, Goldmine started hanging on client machines and I had to make on entry for the server name, in the client PC's hosts file to resolve that.