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Is WINS required in a Windows 2000 Active Directory environment?

Is WINS required in a Windows 2000 Active Directory environment?
No. WINS is provided for backward compatibility. If you have any Win9x or NT you will need to take steps to make sure these OSes use DNS as their means of name resolution.
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