How do I make my computer's host (DNS) and computer (NetBIOS) names different?

A. The online help under NetBIOS names in mixed environments says, "If you are supporting both NetBIOS and DNS namespaces on your network, you can use a different computer name within each namespace." Although this was possible in Windows NT, Windows 2000 doesn't support separate names, and the NetBIOS name is simply the computer's host name (default to first 15 characters). Win2K host names, not the computer names, are the actual point of reference; the computer name is provided to allow for backward compatibility.

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