Sending DHCP client hostname

Oliver Grawert hostmaster at
Mon Nov 8 07:38:24 UTC 2004

Am Montag, den 08.11.2004, 16:55 +1100 schrieb Cameron Hutchison:
> I have noticed that when my ubuntu machine requests an IP address via
> DHCP, it does not seem to send a client hostname. In the dhcpd.leases
> file on the DHCP server, the entry for the ubuntu machine does not have
> a client-hostname entry.
> I could not find anything in the dhclient man pages to tell it how to
> send a client hostname. Is there a way, or should I switch to a
> different dhcp client (I use dhcpcd successfully on other debian boxes).
it is set in /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf (on my ubuntu its the first entry
after the comments) edit and uncomment it.


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