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Old 03-16-2004, 02:02 AM   #1
mwj
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Angry How DNS can be configured , to update records dynamically; when using DHCPd??????????


I am using DHCPd , for giving automatically IP, gateway, Wins and DNS addreses to the clients. But now problem arises that how can I configure DNS for those clients. I have unique (dedicated) IPs and unique machine names in my mydomain.zone , file for each machine.
But when each machine gets a diffrent address daily (using DHCPd)how my dns could be updated.
Please guide me in this regard.
 
Old 03-20-2004, 06:20 AM   #2
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In Microsoft win2000 servers DNS does not requires to be manually update.
It can update itself automatically. But in Linux .......................
Still awaiting???????????/
 
Old 03-20-2004, 11:54 AM   #3
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Why would the clients on the LAN need DNS entries?
 
Old 03-20-2004, 12:01 PM   #4
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Why would the clients on the LAN need DNS entries?
Yes, I don't understand this either. Why not eliminate the DHCP and just assign static IP's for you LAN. And then you don't even have to use a DNS server but rather just add all the hosts on your LAN to each of the Linux /etc/hosts file... ??
 
  


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