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Old 06-25-2001
Network Linux workstation in a Windows network

HI:

I'm having some serious trouble setting up a Linux Workstation to operate in a Windows network. I'm running Red Hat 7.1 and I've connected the machine to a network running an NT server. I just want to be able to access the internet and the network. There is a basically a router that connects to the external cable and a server connects to the router to internally route the internet to all the machines in my house. I tried configuring the ip and the gateway etc. etc. but no luck. I'm told by people it's more complicated than that. As of now, I'm running Windows 2000 as a second operating system on the same machine and I have no settings for the network I simply have it set to automatically obtain IP and the rest of the info. Can somebody shed some light on how to obtain the same functionality so that I can access the network? Thanks for the help.
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Old 06-25-2001
If Win2k is able to automatically get its settings, your Linux box should be able to also. Just set your network card to use DHCP and you should be all set. Under RedHat you can make the change using the 'linuxconf' control panel.
 

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