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Old 04-16-2010, 05:19 AM   #1
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Unhappy dhcpd and dynamic dns update problem


hello everyone,
i'm running this linux router gateway on a slack13 old machine h/w...
it appears that the dhcpd server doesn't receive client hostnames correctly and as such it doesn't provide the right data to BIND...

in the end the whole setup doesn't do what i would like; ie. the dhcpd to attach the hostname of each client to the domain name of my internal network ... so that then i can use that fully qualified domain name to access that client....

please read this recent post in linux/server.. that never got a proper answer... just a dispute between 2 senior members for no reason

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...rectly-801840/

i am basically looking for some pointers and perhaps a top level examination.... ie 'that i have dhcpd.conf contains smth wrong' or that 'the clients do not do the handshake the proper way...


thank you for your help
 
Old 04-16-2010, 06:30 AM   #2
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This may help some http://www.debianadmin.com/howto-set...in-debian.html basically you have to tell bind to allow dhcp to update your zone. You may also want to consider using dnsmasq it may be easyier to setup for a home network than dhcp/bind.
 
Old 04-17-2010, 10:52 PM   #3
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I responded to your thread in "Linux Server" nass: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...rectly-801840/. Hopefully it is useful to you.
 
  


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