Thanks to all who sent me suggestions for the problem.
It turns out that in some cases, the DHCP is on the AS/400, and in others
its somewhere else.
So I'm going to use a mix of the offered suggestions, using DHCP if on the
AS/400, and writing a note to the IFS from the PC for all others.

Thanks again

Ian Patterson
Grange Management Consultants
tel 01947 880458

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Evan Harris
Sent: 03 March 2004 18:46
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Finding a specific PC IP address when dynamically assigned

I set DHCP with Dynamic DNS up on a V5R1 test box to see how it operated
and it worked a treat. To get it working I used the "iSeries IP Networks:
Dynamic" redbook:

It took me a bit of effort at the time (there were two drafts hanging
around as I recall) but it would have to be less effort and more reliable
than trying to piece together a hack to obtain the IP address short of
changing where the conversation is initiated.

Evan Harris

>Unfortunately, I've never used an iSeries for DHCP or DNS, so I don't know
>what the exact configuration directives to set up DHCP & dynamic DNS are.

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