Re: Configuring dhcp3 to send hostname mappings to clients
On Tue, 25 Mar 2008 02:10:08 +0100, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 01:45:55PM +0100, Joost Witteveen wrote:
> > On 23/03/2008, Reid Priedhorsky <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Dear all,
> > >
> > > My /etc/hosts contains a handful of mappings useful on my internal
> > > subnet:
> > >
> > > The same box is also a DHCP server, using dhcp3 for a couple of
> > > laptops which are transient on the network. I would like to pass
> > > the mappings above on to the laptops using dhcp3. Is this possible?
> You could install dnsmasq (a caching dns server and dhcp server) which
> would serve the /etc/hosts contents and then the other boxes (including
> the laptops) would only have to know that their nameserver is your box.
Doug and Joost,
Thanks for the tips. I have installed dnsmasq and it works beautifully.