[attempted rearrangements to improve readability. Quote above is nicer..]
>> >The problem really lies with MS DHCP. Our DHCP is on a Unix box that
>> >allows pre-set DHCP called Static-DHCP. MS DHCP, I believe, does not
>> >have this feature.
>> Hmm. I thought it did. You can place an 'exception' into the middle of
>> a range, and you can assign a MAC address to that IP. That woudl would
>> be the equivalent of a static assignment, right?
Quote:>As you can see from the original note, this doesn't seem to work properly.
I wasn't replying to the orignal post. I just wanted to clarify that MS
DHCP *can* do static assignments. I have used MS DHCP in a network to
set up static MAC->IP assignments (for non MS equipment). I'm sorry
that the orginal poster didn't get it to work.
Of course now you're making me nervous about my assertation. I remember
it was DHCP on a Win NT machine. Are there multiple versions of the
Quote:>From other discussion groups, I read that MS handles TCP/IP differently from
>how the UNIX world handles it.
I don't know what that means. There are many obnoxious things about MS
products, but the major TCP/IP protocols are interoperable.
Unix System Administrator Taos - The SysAdmin Company
Got some Dr Pepper? San Francisco Bay Area
< Please move on, ...nothing to see here, please disperse >