NBT Protocol Connectivity to WINS Server

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) is the Microsoft implementation of the NetBIOS (network basic input/output system) Name Server, a name server and service for NetBIOS computer names. WINS provides a central mapping of computer names to their network addresses.

Events

Event ID Source Message

4305

netbt

The primary WINS server address is not formatted correctly in the registry.

4306

netbt

Unable to configure the addresses of the WINS servers.

NBT Protocol

Networking