Re: How to make DNS and DHCP server play nice?
Jeffrey L. Taylor <email@example.com> writes:
> Setting up DNS takes a couple of hours in one go. Getting around it
> will take about the same amount of time in smaller chunks. You have
> three (or more) alternatives:
> 1) configure DHCP server to always give out the same IP address to the
> same NIC each time and edit /etc/hosts on each box as new hosts added.
> 2) configure DHCP server to give out the same IP address each time and
> configure DNS with the names and IP addresses once and edit
> /etc/resolv.conf once on each box.
> 3) configure DHCP and DNS servers to use Dynamic DNS, so DHCP server
> updates DNS server each time an IP address changes.
> Having done all three at one time or another, I've settled on number
Thanks for the info.
This is clearly depressing. I was hoping someone had already made it
simple to Do The Right Thing(tm).
Ah, well. I guess I can add fixing a DNS server to work right to the
list of many projects I might get around to doing some day.