O$ - Determine if machine is using DHCP

Alex Clay aclay at mac.com
Fri Apr 3 15:48:05 EDT 2009

On Apr 3, 2009, at 2:17 PM, Doug Easterbrook wrote:

> out of interest, why does it matter (or whats the business purpose)  
> of how the machine gets its ip?
> you can get static addresses from DHCP bound to a mac address or  
> dynamic ones.

It matters if you want to detect that your user is running DHCP on  
their database server and advise them against that practice (causes  
headache re-configuring clients with the server's IP changes).


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