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Re: Change IP-address and computer name on Win32

by krujos (Curate)
on May 19, 2003 at 21:54 UTC ( #259313=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Change IP-address and computer name on Win32

This should give you information on setting the ip address. I have no idea if it works on anything other than XP and 2000, but its worth a shot. The syntax is something like
netsh interface ip add address [name=]InterfaceName [addr=]IPAddress [mask=]SubnetMask [[ +gateway=] DefaultGateway [gwmetric=]GatewayMetric]
This will give you a little more comprehensive information on using netsh.
Could not find anything on setting the hostname, sorry.
Good Luck
Update: ++JamesNC for a much better answer.

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Re: Re: Change IP-address and computer name on Win32
by JamesNC (Chaplain) on May 19, 2003 at 22:10 UTC
    You should note in my example above.. that the standard connection is Local Area Connection -vs- Production LAN which is what our segment is called... it makes a difference, you will have to plug your correct connection name in... caps don't matter, but spelling does! :) ++ to Josh too :)

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[marto]: Eily, there's actually a lot of good discussion on the topic in the HN link choroba posted
[marto]: sorry for the late response, busy busy :/
[Corion]: I think you need to load Readline in the debugger, but I don't know how
[Corion]: Yay, invitation for a team-building workshop, with a team of 100 people :-/
[Eily]: marto after an additional read I started to see the light actually. And choroba's link was helpful as well :)
[Corion]: I'll send my colleague who doesn't yet know the people there, and I'll do production duty instead.

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