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wins-server (System)


Hierarchy Level


For J Series Services Routers and EX Series switches only. Specify one or more NetBIOS Name Servers. When a DHCP client is added to the network and assigned an IP address, the NetBIOS Name Server manages the Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) database that matches IP addresses (such as to Windows NetBIOS names (such as \\Marketing ). List servers in order of preference.


address—IPv4 address of the NetBIOS Name Server running WINS. To configure multiple servers, include multiple address options.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.