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It's not as complicated as you think...
Authored by: jtrott on Aug 27, '04 04:17:27AM

I don't think you actually need to do any configuration on the DHCP server at all. I've been using the same setup (moving from lan to wireless without dropping connections) for a while now. The secret is to set your DHCP Client ID to the same on both interfaces. As an aside, if you set it to the same as in your Sharing control panel and make it a single word with just letters and numbers (no spaces), the DHCP server will record your client name and correctly configure dyndns (if you have it setup).
In short, make your DHCP Client ID the same on both interfaces and make the Sharing Computer Name the same again to make sure that the DHCP client name is recorded correctly on the DHCP server. There is no need to mess with the DHCP server configuration.
HTH,
JT



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It's not as complicated as you think...
Authored by: crispyking on Aug 27, '04 12:08:21PM

It depends on the situation. I tend to prefer making changes on my DHCP server so I don't have to mess around with each client machine's settings :-)



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It's not as complicated as you think...
Authored by: jtrott on Aug 30, '04 07:40:24AM

Well, I prefer to change my iBook setup, rather than all the DHCP servers I come in contact with in a normal work day :)
To each their own I guess ;)
JT



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