Rob is right to suggest a DNS server, like the one on the AS/400.  As
most environments are moving to an IP based architecture, working with
lmhosts and WINS is not a suggested course of action.  Hosts files and
DNS are the backbone of the IP stuff and is absolutely necessary when
dealing with IP communications and messaging!

Best Regards

Fritz Hayes
Atwater Associates

<snip>
|
|You can map the IP to the name in your LMHOST file in Windows
|directory.
|
|>
|> With any luck it's not in your hosts file on the PC but instead uses
|> something called a dns or Domain Name Server.  Any place with more
|> than 3 clients on their net should have one.  For example
|from my w2k
|> client I click on Start, Settings, Network and Dial up connections,
|> Local area connection, Properties, Internet Protocol,
|Properties, and
|> then in the section "Use
|the
|> following DNS server addresses"
|>
|>
|> Rob Berendt




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