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setting a variable to current IP Address

Posted on 2004-04-23
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How do I store the machines DHCP address as a system variable

Im using the following command to display the system IP address

ipconfig | find "IP Address"

is there a way to pipe the IP Address to a variable using the SET command

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Question by:rshinwell
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There is a free Resource Kit tool called SETX, that was designed (oddly enough) to do exactly what you're trying to do.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/reskit/tools/existing/setx-o.asp
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just curious, why do you want to set the dhcp server address as a variable?

you could try making a lmhost file which would preload the ip address of the dhcp server
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Graye and i have tried to help but we were not able to because there was no response from rshinwell.

I say split the points.
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