[ubuntu-za] local DNS

Charl Wentzel charl.wentzel at vodamail.co.za
Thu Feb 1 07:15:27 UTC 2018

Hi Guys
Thought I should update the list with the solution I found...

On 28/01/2018 09:26, Charl Wentzel wrote:
> I'd like to add another dimension to it. I'd like to enable DNS on 
> this network so I can use a hostname instead of an IPaddress.  I could 
> find many saying that it should already work, but nothing on how to 
> set it up if it doesn't work.
The solution is uninstall the exisiting dhcp server on the device 
(isc-dhcp-server or udhcpd) and install dnsmasq instead.  It provides 
DHCP with dynamic hostname updates.


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