17.4 Troubleshooting

This section describes known issues and frequently asked questions for configuring DSfW server as a WINS server.

17.4.1 WINS Server Does not Report Duplicate Workstation Name

If a workstation is down when another workstation with the same name joins the domain, the WINS server will not report the duplicate workstation name. This could lead to issues such as slow logins when the first workstation is up and running. To rectify this, schedule the duplicate workstation script to run periodically every few hours.

checkdupws.pl –-schedule=<interval in hours> 

This script will log duplicate workstation names in /var/opt/novell/xad/log/checkdupws.log. For more information on rectifying duplicate workstation names, see Section 17.2, Rectifying Duplicate Workstation Names.