[Dnsmasq-discuss] windows' hostname

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Wed Dec 2 18:28:00 GMT 2009

Hallo, Brad,

Du meintest am 02.12.09:

>> Can dnsmasq set the hostname for a windows station? I ghosted an
>> image across 5 computers and now they all have the same hostname.


> You are going to have more problems than just the hostname with your
> Windows systems. They also have duplicate system identifications
> (SIDs). You will need to run a program like NewSID
> (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897418.aspx) on
> each system. You can change the hostname as well at this time.

Take a look at


especially "SID Duplication"

(ok - it's not related in any way to dnsmasq)

> Regards,

> Brad

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Viele Gruesse!

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