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HOST or LMHOST?
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HOST or LMHOST?

HOST or LMHOST?

(OP)
I need to configure a reverse lookup for a remote VPN user.

Is it the HOST or LMHOST file I need to edit?

The user is on Vista.

Thanks,

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RE: HOST or LMHOST?

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HOST file is DNS which is what you are talking about. LMHOST is netBIOS or WINS so you need the HOST file

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RE: HOST or LMHOST?

I have used the host file in the past, but recently noticed the LMHOST file too and wondered what it was.  Thank you for the explanation.

RE: HOST or LMHOST?

(OP)
Thanks.

The problem was actualy 'named pipes' with the SQL server so used TCP/IP and port number which resolved the issue.

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