dhcp hostname

Carl Karsten carl at personnelware.com
Mon Mar 6 08:53:50 UTC 2006

That is close to what I want, only it isn't "the hostname", but a copy that 
would have to be updated if the hostname gets updated.

Is there some way to do:

send host-name $(hostname);



Luis M wrote:
> $> cat /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf | grep 'host-name'
> send host-name "andare.fugue.com";
> [snip]
> On 3/4/06, Carl Karsten <carl at personnelware.com> wrote:
>>What is the right way to make a box send it's host name to the dhcp server?
>>The goal is for the dhcp server to update dns with the supplied hostname. (yes,
>>there are other ways of doing ddns, but I am shooting for this one.)
>>I would think this should be the default behavior - any reason why it isn't?
>>ubuntu-users mailing list
>>ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
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