O$ - Determine if machine is using DHCP

Steve Farmer hts at hts.com.au
Fri Apr 3 17:21:21 EDT 2009


It is because with an ODB installation we run into problems if the IP 
address of the server changes.

Getting people to use a Static IP address can be problematic, so we want 
to enhance the OBD Admin tool to detect if the server is running on a 
DHCP setup


Doug Easterbrook wrote:
> hi Steve:
> 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.
> Doug Easterbrook
> Arts Management Systems Ltd.
> mailto:doug at artsman.com
> http://www.artsman.com
> Phone (403) 536-1205 Fax (403) 536-1210
> On Apr-3-09, at 11:00 AM, omnisdev-en-request at lists.omnis-dev.com wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Does anyone know if it is possible to determine from within Studio
>> whether or not a machine is using DHCP?
>> Regards
>> Steve
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