WINS Service Product Operations Guide

    This guide has been repackaged and rereleased for easier downloading. The material itself has not been updated since its publication in 2003. The guide describes processes and procedures for improving the management of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 WINS service in an IT infrastructure.
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        The Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) Product Operations Guides (POGs) provide processes and procedures for improving the management of various Microsoft technologies. These guides continue to provide value for users, but because they were developed in 2003, they contain some outdated content. Visit the MOF home page to access newer, more relevant content, and learn more about how MOF 4.0 can save you time and money.

        The Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) Service guide is divided into six chapters. The first chapter provides basic background information. The second chapter provides a high-level checklist of the tasks required for maintaining this product. The third chapter takes a more detailed look at the tasks described in the maintenance chapter. The fourth chapter organizes tasks by the MOF role cluster responsible for each task. The fifth chapter provides information about common troubleshooting techniques for Windows Server 2003 WINS service. The sixth chapter contains appendices with information about important WINS errors to watch for, WINS service-performance statistics, and WINS server-usage statistics.

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      Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

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