carl at personnelware.com
Fri Mar 10 15:48:41 UTC 2006
Derek Broughton wrote:
> Michael R. Head wrote:
>>On Sat, 2006-03-04 at 22:13 -0600, Carl Karsten wrote:
>>>What is the right way to make a box send it's host name to the dhcp
>>>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
>>>I would think this should be the default behavior - any reason why it
>>man 5 interfaces:
>> hostname hostname
>> Hostname to be requested (pump, dhcpcd, udhcpc)
>>So just put a line in /etc/network/interfaces after dhcp iface line
>>saying 'hostname ubuntu' or whatever you like.
> Except that dhcp3-client doesn't honour that, and somewhere in
> the /etc/network/interfaces documentation it warns that not all clients
> will. So, while I'd always recommend using this option, I also warn that
> it might not work.
Correct. that is why dhclient isn't listed in (pump, dhcpcd, udhcpc).
Turns out dhclient can't do what I want, but
The good news is I know to stop trying:
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> On Sun, Mar 05, 2006 at 01:46:25AM -0600, Carl Karsten wrote:
>>> send host-name "andare.fugue.com";
>>> Is there some way to make that pickup the current hostname?
> Not yet, it's on the feature request list.
> -- David W. Hankins - Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.
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