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Old 08-09-2005, 08:48 AM   #1
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DHCP hostname not set with a linux client

Hi all,
I am having some problems with DHCP hostname updates on my clients. Whenever my windows machines get a new IP, the DHCP server updates my DNS server with the new IP. All my windows machines can see each other, and the linux servers with a hostname and a static IP. However, whenever a linux client requests an IP from the DHCP server, it is sending the host name, but my servers and my windows machines cannot see them. When I view the leases on my DHCP server, I see the linux client hostname. The linux clients will be fedora 4 boxes. What am I missing?

Below are my configs.


; generated by /sbin/dhclient-script

send host-name "marge";
send dhcp-client-identifier 1:0:a0:24:ab:fb:9c;
#send dhcp-lease-time 3600;
#supersede domain-name "";
#prepend domain-name-servers;
request subnet-mask, broadcast-address, time-offset, routers,
        domain-name, domain-name-servers;
#require subnet-mask, domain-name-servers;
#timeout 60;
#retry 60;
#reboot 10;
#select-timeout 5;
#initial-interval 2;
#script "/etc/dhclient-script";
#media "-link0 -link1 -link2", "link0 link1";

#alias {
#  interface "ep0";
#  fixed-address;
#  option subnet-mask;
Any ideas?



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