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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Logging into NT LAN
From: Curtis Hawthorne <cghawthorne@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 17:31:58 -0600
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On Sun, Nov 28, 1999 at 07:23:11PM +0300, Nathan Cozzens wrote:
> > 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.  This
> >     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 Windows
> 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 IP
> available to me even though I'm in a different third cluster?  (What do you
> call the four segments of an IP address anyway?)

I don't know about dos, but for windows, run winipcfg for the equivilent of 

> I tried manually configuring for a netmask.  DHCP overrides that
> configuration and gives me the
> >
> > Anyone have any ideas?  Any obvious stuff I'm not doing?
> >
> > Nate Cozzens
> >
> >
> >

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