DHCP and NetBIOS Scopes
jht at samba.org
Mon May 14 18:01:25 GMT 2001
I will take this on board. We will do it then.
Thanks to Geoff for bringing this to our attention.
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > Chris,
> > Thanks. A little perl strikes again. We know of a lot of these little
> > glitches don't we! ;)
> > So now then, should we set a null NetBIOS Scope ID in our sample DHCP
> > configuration? Your views?
> With lots of comments in the config file, yes.
> In a carefully written, tested, working, and reviewed OS this would not be
> an issue...but we are dealing with Windows.
> The default Scope ID is the empty string--which is both valid and
> workable. By putting the empty-string Scope ID into the DHCP
> configuration we are being explicit rather than implicit (don't tell your
> spouse). Unfortunately, if the Scope ID can be or has been changed to
> something other than the empty string, this may be necessary.
> Chris -)-----
> Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
> crh at nts.umn.edu Networking and Telecommunications Services
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