renumbering and roaming

Dean Anderson dean at
Wed May 20 04:23:18 UTC 1998

At 2:44 PM -0400 5/19/98, Clayton O'Neill wrote:
>On 19 May 1998 08:06:24 -0400, William Allen Simpson
><wsimpson at> wrote:
>|Speaking as the author of "LCP Extensions", there is no such LCP
>|extension as "dynamically-assigned DNS servers".
>|There is a bogus, NDA'd, Mircosoft-only, NetBEUI extension to PPP IPCP,
>|using numbers stolen from the high end of the option space without
>|registering with IANA, which is marginally applicable to DNS.
>|This approach has been officially rejected by the IETF.  It is not a
>|"best current practice".  It only works with NT servers, which no sane
>|and stable ISP would use.
>FWIW, almost all of the NAS's in production today support Microsoft's PPP
>extensions for dynamically assigned DNS servers.  Like it or not, it's
>something that we have to live w/today.

Really? I can't seem to find it in the USR manuals.


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