Host not in any zone?
brian at gambitdesign.com
Tue Oct 16 19:06:22 UTC 2001
Just a comment...as far as I know, WinXP home doesn't let you set a Windows
NT domain. This is totally different from setting a default search path, and
typically does not involve DNS in any significant way. NT domains are a way
to manage file shares and access lists for NT workstations across a corporate
network. I can't even imagine that Microsoft, as braindead as some of their
decisions may be, would remove the ability to have a default search path for
On Tuesday 16 October 2001 10:46 am, Mark_Andrews at isc.org wrote:
> > In current Windows versions you can always set your domain, but in XP
> > Home Edition this won't be possible, so thats a problem there.
> Well vote with your wallet and don't buy XP Home Edition.
> For most home user I doubt that they will even notice that
> the functionality in not there. They generally never use
> unqalified names. I know my wife doesn't and she fits the
> typical home user profile.
> The ones that do are used to connecting to corporate networks
> though there are a few home networks appearing. MS may or
> may not reverse there decision once they get feedback from
> this lot of users though I wouldn't hold my breath waiting.
> > Greetings, Bart.
> Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
> 1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
> PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: Mark.Andrews at isc.org
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