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Bug#220182: netcfg: Please re-order the TCP/IP configuration



On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 05:58:42PM +0000, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> If we do reorder the questions to 
> 
> -IP address
> -Netmask [guessed from ip address]
> -Gateway [guessed from previous answers]
> -DNS servers
> -Machine name
> -Domain name
> 
> Then it may also be possible to retrieve Machine and domain name
> from DNS, if present.

Be careful though. It is not at all unusual for
given IP to have multiple A and PTR records; I can also
imagine confusing scenarios where the IP is NAT'd and 
there are different local and external DNS. If you do 
it that way, use the returned value as the default to 
the question.








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