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server names

By alanfowler ·
can i give my server an alias name so if i rename it, i do not have to change all the drive mappings on the clients. the server will still be on the networkb as a file server.

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by HighOrbit In reply to server names

After a fashion yes...

There are a couple of choices. Either a static entry in a WINS database with the old name pointing to the IP.

Or a CNAME (I think that's right) in DNS, which will do pretty much the same thing.

Hope that helps!

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