renumbering and roaming
karl at mcs.net
Wed May 20 13:18:02 UTC 1998
On Wed, May 20, 1998 at 12:23:18AM -0400, Dean Anderson wrote:
> 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 greendragon.com> 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.
That figures and is not surprising at all.
Lucent/Livingston and ASCEND both do support it.
Of course, between the two of them they're easily a majority of the market.
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