Wyse Product Support
Here are the steps to enable the DHCP Vendor ID for the 1 Series.First, follow Microsoft’s procedures on configuring the DHCP Vendor ID server side.
How to Create a New DHCP User or Vendor Class
Windows 2000 provides two option classes an administrator can use to manage configuration detailsfor DHCP clients within a particular DHCP scope. These option classes are vendor-defined and user-defined classes.Vendor-defined classes are used for managing DHCP options assigned to clients identified by vendortype.User-defined classes are used for managing DHCP options assigned to clients identified by acommon need for a similar DHCP options configuration.After defining an option class, individual scopes must be configured with any class-related options tobe provided to clients.
Create a New User or Vendor Option Class
1. Start DHCP Manager.2. In the console tree, click the applicable DHCP server branch.3. Right-click the server, and then click
Define User Classes
to create a new user class, or click
Define Vendor Classes
to create a new vendor class.4. Click
.5. In the
dialog box, type a descriptive identifying name for the new option in the
box. You may also add additional information to the
box.6. Type in the data to be used by the DHCP Server service for matching the class ID provided byDHCP clients under
. To enter the data as hexadecimal byte numeric values, click theleft side of the text box. To enter data as American Standard Code for Information Interchange(ASCII) text character values, click the right side of the text box.7. Click
, and then click
Configure a DHCP Scope with the New Class ID
1. In DHCP Manager, double-click the appropriate DHCP scope.2. Right-click
and then click
.4. Click to select the check box or boxes next to the features you want to use with the new vendoror user class.5. Click
Next, make sure to specify the FTP directory for option tag 162 you wish to use. Bydefault we use “ftproot\wyse\wnos\wnos.ini”. I changed the 162 value to WyseDHCP1and the new structure for the wnos.ini is now “ftproot\WyseDHCP1\wyse\wnos\wnos.ini”Lastly amend the wnos.ini file w/ the appropriate command and DHCP Vendor ID.
My command looks like this in my test:
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