Sorting list of DC addresses by closest first
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed Apr 21 14:58:55 GMT 2004
On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 11:05:13PM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> Hmmm, nmblookup on sasafras#1c returns the following:
> Got a positive name query response from 172.17.132.16 ( 172.17.132.16
> 172.17.1.113 172.17.65.15 172.17.1.50 172.17.3.129 )
> 172.17.132.16 sasafras<1c>
> 172.17.1.113 sasafras<1c>
> 172.17.65.15 sasafras<1c>
> 172.17.1.50 sasafras<1c>
> 172.17.3.129 sasafras<1c>
> The funny thing is that 127.17.132.16, which is not the PDC, just a BDC,
> is closest to me.
> This seems to be contrary to what you said.
I can look up the doco that says that the PDC should be first. I was
pretty sure we followed Microsoft's lead.
There's not much info in the message above, however. What was the command
line? I assume that 172.17.132.16 is the NBNS.
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