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sobrique
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Printers
When configuring a network printer, turning on 'DHCP' after allocating and setting a static IP address really isn't a very good idea.

Grr.
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warmage From: warmage Date: March 10th, 2005 05:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
There's a comedian here for which that sort of thing would end with "Here's Your Sign."
dan_lane From: dan_lane Date: March 10th, 2005 05:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
This is why we have DHCP logs ;)
sobrique From: sobrique Date: March 10th, 2005 06:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
ITYM 'clue bats' :)
giantlaser From: giantlaser Date: March 11th, 2005 08:57 am (UTC) (Link)
That's also why we have DHCP-assigned static addresses. Even if you don't use it, it makes a good place to log your statically-assigned IP's. See your router/DHCP server for details.
sobrique From: sobrique Date: March 11th, 2005 12:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
Indeed. A lovely idea that. Let down by the simple flaw of those that control the DHCP, not trusting those that deploy the printers to be anything more than monkeys...

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