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Old 12-19-2003, 09:35 PM   #1
mmontanaro
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DHCP with Dynamic DNS


At my office I have my Novell NetWare servers set up with DHCP and dynamic DNS- when the DHCP server doles out an address, it automatically updates the DNS server's database with the workstation's name/IP address. Of course, this magic is the result of a common, central database/directory (eDirectory in Novell's case).

Is there a similar way to set up DNS/BIND and DHCP in Linux without running a full fledged directory service? I guess you'd need an open source version of a DHCP server that automatically could update the DNS files... does one exist?

Thanks in advance...

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Old 01-23-2004, 03:04 PM   #2
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dhcp now supports dynamic dns updates out-of-the-box...

http://www.isc.org/products/DHCP/dhcp-v3.html
 
  


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