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WINS/NetBIOS Setting

Click [SMB Setting] - [WINS/NetBIOS Setting] on the menu of [Network] tab to display this screen.

This screen allows you to make WINS/NetBIOS settings. If a WINS server is used for name resolution, specify the address of the WINS server and the method of name resolution.

  1. To use a WINS server, select [ON] from the [WINS/NetBIOS] drop-down list.

  2. To acquire the WINS server address automatically, select [ON] from the [WINS Auto Setting] drop-down list.

  3. If you do not want to automatically acquire the WINS server address, enter the address in [WINS Server Address].

  4. To select the method of name resolution, select it from [Node Type Setting]. The default value is [H Node].

    B Node: Uses only broadcast.

    P Node: Uses only the WINS server.

    M Node: Uses broadcast first. If this fails, the WINS server is used.

    H Node: Uses the WINS server first. If this fails, broadcast is used.

  5. Click [OK]. Clicking [Cancel] cancels the setting.

  6. Click [OK] on the setting complete screen.