Click on an appropriate IP range link at the bottom of the page
depending on which site the machine is being registered for, one of:
Informatics Wire MDT, Forum (188.8.131.52 - 255)
Informatics Wire M, Appleton Tower (184.108.40.206 - 255)
Informatics Wire U, JCMB (220.127.116.11 - 255)
Informatics Wire W, Forrest Hill (18.104.22.168 - 255)
Click on the Assign to Host link besides the IP entry
of the machine to be registered.
Enter values as follows:
The Manufacturer is chosed from a drop down list and
should be the manufacturer of the machine being registered, either
Dell or HP.
The Model should be the model of the machine being
registered, Optiplex GX755 for example.
The Operating System should be WindowsXP.
The End User should be left blank.
The Department is chosen from a drop down list and
should be School of Informatics.
The Location should be the site where the machine being
registered will be located, one of Forum, Appleton Tower or James Clerk Maxwell Building.
The DNS Machine Name is the local hostname of the machine
being registered and the DNS Domain is chosen from a drop
down list and should be inf.ed.ac.uk. The DNS TTL
can be left as Default value.
The IP should already be filled in. The MAC Address should be the MAC of the machine being registered as in the LCFG but
without the colon separators. The Segment and
Outlet can be ignored.
The Register this host in the DHCP database checkbox
should be left unset.
The Active Directory Registration checkbox should be set
which will enable the additonal fields which are filled in as below:
The NetBIOS Name should be INF-HOSTNAME (in uppercase) where HOSTNAME is the local inf.ed.ac.uk hostname as entered for DNS Machine Name.
The Active Directory OU Path should be ou=Computers,ou=INF,ou=Staff,ou=UoEM,dc=ed,dc=ac,dc=uk.
The Active Directory Domain should be ed.ac.uk.
The Managed Desktop System? checkbox should be set and the PIE Configuration URL should be http://www.dice.inf.ed.ac.uk/groups/user_support/windows/inf-defaults.sh.
Click on the Add Record button to complete the registration.
Within a few minutes the machine will be registered and will be listed in
Active Directory as cn=INF-HOSTNAME,ou=INF,ou=Staff,ou=UoEM,dc=ed,dc=ac,dc=uk after which it will be able to be installed.