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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Logging into NT LAN
From: "The Bobster" <thebobster@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 13:52:12 -0600
Reply-to: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx

The M$ version of ifconfig is ipconfig for NT. Try ipconfig /all for
For Win95/98, use winipconfig. All you should have to do to do the web side
of things is configure your proxy server as you default gateway, if you have
to pass through no other routers, then get into the configuration of
Netscape and specify manual proxy settings for the IP address of the proxy
server, followed by individual ports by protocol (80 for Http, 21 for FTP,

Bob Reinsch

----- Original Message -----
From: Nathan Cozzens <ncozzens@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 1999 10:23 AM
Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Logging into NT LAN

> > I'm trying to login to an NT LAN.
> > Here's what I've done so far:
> >     Set eth0 to use DHCP.
> >     Created a user with the same login name & network password I've been
> >     using in Windows.
> >
> > Result:
> >     DHCP successfully gives me an IP address, as shown by ifconfig.
> >     happens regardless of who I login as.  I was
> >     surprised to see a netmask of is a big LAN.
> >
> > However:
> >     I still can't ping the proxy server....100% packet loss.
> >
> I can ping the proxy from DOS, but not from Linux.
> Lightning struck and my brain least for a second.  The IP
> address DHCP gave me has a different third cluster than than that of the
> proxy.  That's why I can't ping the proxy.  I don't know the Dos or
> equivalent to ifconfig, so I don't know what my IP address is in Windows.
> I'd guess it's the same as what it gave me in Linux though.  (Doesn't DHCP
> keep track of hardware addresses of NICs and try to assign it the same IP
> address each time?)  Is Windows doing something weird to make the proxy's
> available to me even though I'm in a different third cluster?  (What do
> call the four segments of an IP address anyway?)
> I tried manually configuring for a netmask.  DHCP overrides
> configuration and gives me the
> >
> > Anyone have any ideas?  Any obvious stuff I'm not doing?
> >
> > Nate Cozzens
> >
> >
> >

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