Planning A Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Chapter 06

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Unformatted text preview: 70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 NetworkChapter 6: Planning, Configuring, And Troubleshooting WINS70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Win2ObjectivesDescribe the NetBIOS name resolution processChoose a NetBIOS name resolution methodDescribe the tasks performed by WINSInstall WINSChoose WINS fault-tolerance optionsConfigure WINS replicationManage WINSDescribe NetBIOS security issues70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Win3NetBIOS Name ResolutionWINS (Windows Internet Naming Service) is required to support NetBIOS name resolution for pre-Windows 2000 clientsWindows-based applications use WinSock and NetBIOS to access network resources With NetBIOS, the name of the remote resource is resolved to an IP address70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Win4NetBIOS Name Resolution (continued)Microsoft clients use the following four methods to resolve NetBIOS namesNetBIOS name cacheWindows Internet Naming Service (WINS)BroadcastLMHOSTS70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Win5NetBIOS Name Resolution (continued)70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Win6NetBIOS Name CacheClient computers use the NetBIOS name cache to speed up the name resolution process A reduction in network traffic occurs because if the current NetBIOS name being resolved has a record in the cache, its IP address in the cache is used and no further resolution is performed 70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Win7WINSA WINS server is used to resolve NetBIOS namesA WINS server is a central repository of NetBIOS name information on the network The advantages of WINS over other NetBIOS name resolution methods are:It functions across routersIt can be dynamically updatedIt can be automatedIt offers client configuration through DHCPIt offers integration with DNS70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Win8BroadcastIf WINS has not been installed on the network or the client has been incorrectly configured, WINS cannot resolve the NetBIOS name In such a case, a broadcast is sent on the networkThe computer using the NetBIOS name being resolved receives the request and then responds with its IP address70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Win9LMHOSTSThe LMHOSTS file is a static text file located on the workstationThe file contains a list of NetBIOS names and their associated IP addressesIf no other method is successful, Windows clients parse an LMHOSTS file to find the NetBIOS nameThe most common use of LMHOSTS files is to test NetBIOS name resolution 70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Win10Activity 6-1: Creating an LMHOSTS FileThe purpose of this activity is to create an LMHOSTS file for NetBIOS name resolution70-293: MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Win11Choosing NetBIOS Name Resolution MethodsMethods to implement NetBIOS name resolution can vary depending on the size and capacity of the networkCertain resolution methods are better suited to small...
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