[ros-dev] RE: ncpa

Murphy, Ged (Bolton) MurphyG at cmpbatteries.co.uk
Wed Apr 26 14:39:54 CEST 2006


Ge van Geldorp wrote:
> 
> > From: Murphy, Ged (Bolton)
> > 
> > Is there a particular reason you were doing this via the DHCP 
> > client and not just using functions provided by iphlpapi?
> 
> I couldn't find iphlpapi functions to do this. But even if 
> they're there,
> iphlpapi will need to inform the DHCP client about the change 
> to static IP
> address (basically telling the DHCP client to shut up and go 
> to sleep).

I was thinking along the lines of stopping the DHCP service and calling
AddIPAddress, which should be the same as inserting the address manually in
the registry. I haven't looked into this though, so might not work.

(stopping the service would need a temporary hack, as it's not been
converted to an NT service yet, plus we don't have StartService to restart
it)

Ged.









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