Multitudes of arp broadcasts

Todd Vander Does tvd at
Thu Jan 15 15:29:59 GMT 1998

Our Windows95 appear to be looking for servers or going through the
election process all the time.  They broadcast arp whois queries
for each of the 8160 possible IP addresses in our subnet range.
For the 100 or so that respond, they then try to make a connection
and fail on our Unix, X terminal, and VMS boxes.  Then they start

Does anyone know how to turn off the browsing or specify a permanent
set of servers in Windows95?

Todd Vander Does		Systems Programmer
American Mathematical Society	voice (401) 455-4031
P.O. Box 624			fax   (401) 331-38428
Providence, RI 02940-6248	e-mail tvd at

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