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Use the set wins_fowarding command to configure the appliance to forward WINS packets to Microsoft DNS and DHCP servers. You can enable or disable this feature for the entire Grid or override Grid-level settings for specific Grid members. To configure Grid level setting, you must execute this command on the Grid Master.
To view information about the current packet forwarding configuration, see show wins_forwarding.

Syntax

set wins_forwarding grid|member

Argument Description
gridConfigures all members in the Grid to enable or disable the forwarding of WINS packets to Microsoft DNS and DHCP servers. Grid-level setting can be set only on the Grid Master.
member Overrides the Grid settings to enable or disable packet forwarding for a specific Grid member.

Examples

Enable packet forwarding for the Grid

Infoblox > set wins_forwarding grid
This command will change default settings for WINS packets forwarding (will affect members inheriting grid settings). Continue? (y or n): y
Enable WINS packets forwarding? (y or n): y Enter default WINS server IP: 1.0.0.123 Select output interface from the list:

    1. MGMT
    2. LAN
    3. LAN2
    4. VIP

WINS packets forwarding is enabled. WINS packets will be forwarded to "1.0.0.123".

Override Grid-level packet forwarding configuration for a specific Grid member

Infoblox > set wins_forwarding member
WINS forwarding on grid level is enabled. WINS server IP is 1.0.0.123. Override grid level settings? (y or n): y

Enable WINS packets forwarding on this member? (y or n): y Enter WINS server IP: 1.0.0.321
Select output interface from the list:

  1. MGMT
  2. LAN
  3. LAN2
  4. VIP

WINS packets forwarding is enabled. WINS packets will be forwarded to "1.0.0.321".

Disable packet forwarding for the Grid

Infoblox > set wins_forwarding grid
This command will change default settings for WINS packets forwarding (will affect members inheriting grid settings). Continue? (y or n): y

Enable WINS packets forwarding? (y or n): n

WINS packets forwarding was disabled on grid level.

Overriding Grid-level configuration and disable packet forwarding for a specific Grid member

Infoblox > set wins_forwarding member
WINS forwarding on grid level is enabled. WINS server IP is 1.0.0.123.

Override grid level settings? (y or n): y
Enable WINS packets forwarding on this member? (y or n): n
WINS packets forwarding is disabled for this member.

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