DHCP and NetBIOS Scopes

John Terpstra 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.

John T.

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
>     Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them
>     with your hands...you choose them as your guides, and following
>     them you will reach your destiny.  --Carl Schultz

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

"The only way to make money - is to print it!", anonymous

More information about the samba-technical mailing list