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Re: [K12OSN] Windows Clients Behind an LTSP Server



> >When a client PC is booted up as Windows,
> >
> >a) can it ping a server on the Internet by IP address (e.g. 172.x.y.z)
> >as opposed to server name (e.g. www.google.com)?
> 
> No, it ping by IP.
> 
> >b) is Windows also getting a valid name server address from the DHCP 
> >server?
> 
> Windows is getting 10.0.0.1 (eth0) for gateway and dns, and ltsp as dns 
> suffix.
> 
> This information is the same both for Windows and for the LTSP clients.

You should check for the following lines in your dhcpd.conf file:

option domain-name-servers    x.x.x.x;
option domain-name            "ltsp";

Make sure that the domain-name-servers line points to a valid DNS server
on your network.

-Rob
 


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