Change IP address and HostName of NT machine

Environment: NT4 SP5

How to set local machine IP addresses from your program ?

Follow this steps

1. Open registry on the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

2. Find the subKey = SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\NetworkCards\netcard# netcard# usually is "1" but you can control any subkey and find specific netwrok Adapters Refer to "MSDN Registry Entries for Network Adapter Cards"

3. Get data for the value "ServiceName"

4. Find the subKey = SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\"ServiceName"\Parameters\TcpIp"

5. Set data for the value "IpAddress" to change IP address

6. Set data for the value "SubnetMask" to change subnet mask

7. Set data for the value "DefaultGateway" to change default gateway

8. Reboot your PC.

How to set local machine HostName from your program ?

Follow this steps:

1. Open registry on the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

2. Find the subKey = SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\TcpIp\Parameters

3. Set data for the value "HostName"

4. Find the subKey = SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\ComputerName\ComputerName

5. Set data for the value "ComputerName"

6. Reboot your PC and HostName will be set.


WARNING: Modify registry incorrect can cause serious, system-wide problems . Use this at your own risk



Comments

  • Inspection, uncorrupted a baulk up on

    Posted by Dyncintognoxy on 01/20/2013 07:13pm

    We [url=http://www.nodepositbonus.gd]casinos online[/url] be suffering with a rotund library of utterly freed casino games for you to sport sensibly here in your browser. Whether you pine for to unaccustomed a mesa game plan or scarcely try manifest a occasional modern slots first playing in the direction of real money, we procure you covered. These are the claim verbatim at the same time games that you can with at veritable online casinos and you can with them all for free.

    Reply
  • Coupling, incorruptible a rest up on

    Posted by Dyncintognoxy on 01/20/2013 06:07am

    We [url=http://www.casino-online.gd]blackjack[/url] be suffering with a rotund library of unqualifiedly freed casino games for you to monkey tricks right here in your browser. Whether you call for to unaccustomed a provisions game strategy or honest try out a few modern slots once playing in the direction of unfeigned money, we possess you covered. These are the claim verbatim at the same time games that you can play at earnest online casinos and you can with them all quest of free.

    Reply
  • i need a help to capture the packets

    Posted by josephashvin on 03/28/2006 11:24pm

    i need the code for capture the packetfrom the network.the code in java.any one know the send it. thank you.

    Reply
  • Re: Win2000 ...

    Posted by Legacy on 11/07/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: fbi

    Hi,
    there is an example in MS Platform SDK named "ipchange".
    Maybe this give you a hint.

    CU

    Reply
  • Win2000, How to .. without Reboot?

    Posted by Legacy on 04/16/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: cloudree


    Windows 2000, the ip could be changed in Control Panel without reboot.

    but, I find that only changing the registry can't change the IP.

    Is there any other stuff?

    Reply
  • Can I use this under Win95?

    Posted by Legacy on 08/20/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Anonymus

    Can I use this under W95? Or is this only for NT?

    Reply
Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Although much publicity around computer security points to hackers and other outside attacks, insider threats can be particularly insidious and dangerous, whether caused by malice or employee negligence. In this report, you learn the eight most significant cybersecurity threats that could impact your organization (at any time), Forbes cited internal threats as No. 3, noting that internal attacks can be "the most devastating" due to the amount of damage privileged users can inflict and the type of data they can …

  • Today, users, applications, and data exist in more places than ever before, creating an unprecedented challenge for IT. How can IT achieve the flexibility and agility it needs to offer multiple types of applications in multiple locations? To better serve business demands for information everywhere, enterprises must develop new strategies for optimizing multiple kinds of networks. Read this white paper to learn how hybrid networks provide an unprecedented level of network dynamism, enterprise agility, and the …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date