Assign additional DNS suffixes to XP via DHCP?

Posted on 2004-11-19
Last Modified: 2013-12-19
I need to be able to provide all our XP clients with additional DNS suffixes, i.e. in Advanced TCP/IP settings, DNS tab, Append these DNS suffixes (in order:). I would like to assign these via DHCP rather than having to manually set them on every client.

Is there a way to do this?
Question by:jonmedd
    LVL 70

    Accepted Solution


    Not via DHCP, but you can script the addition of DNS suffix's as described in the following MS Article:;en-us;275553
    LVL 1

    Author Comment

    Thanks, works a treat.

    Featured Post

    Highfive Gives IT Their Time Back

    Highfive is so simple that setting up every meeting room takes just minutes and every employee will be able to start or join a call from any room with ease. Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. This is how video conferencing should work!

    Join & Write a Comment

    A brief overview to explain gateways, default gateways and static routes OR NO - you CANNOT have two default gateways on the same server, PC or other Windows-based network device. In simple terms a gateway is formed when a computer such as a serv…
    Have you ever set up your wireless router at home or in the office to find that you little pop-up bubble in the bottom right-hand corner of Windows read "IP Conflict - One of more computers on the network have been assigned the following IP address"…
    In this seventh video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFfonts utility, which lists all the fonts used in a PDF file. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any pl…
    Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

    729 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

    Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

    Join & Ask a Question

    Need Help in Real-Time?

    Connect with top rated Experts

    16 Experts available now in Live!

    Get 1:1 Help Now