[CentOS] DHCP server and Windows XP clients : set hostname ?

Wed Apr 7 14:48:23 UTC 2010
Alessandro FAGLIA <a.faglia at farmol.it>

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Subject: [CentOS] DHCP server and Windows XP clients : set hostname ?
From: Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net>
To: CentOS Mailing List <centos at centos.org>
Date: Wed Apr 07 2010 15:13:59 GMT+0200 (ora Legale Europa Occidentale)
> Hi,
> [...]
> I can configure a Windows XP desktop to get 
> network configuration from the DHCP server OK, but 1) where does an XP 
> desktops' hostname appear? 2) how can I handle it from the DHCP server 
> (that is, *if* it's possible)?
To my knowledge this is not possible for Windows clients (at least XP
and seven). Not even for some dummy network printers that simply ignore
any hostname offers from (ISC) DHCP server.

I was wandering too if this is possible, maybe somebody succedeed...


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