Jabka Atu wrote:-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Hello,.. I'm upgrading my small home network . today i use /etc/hosts on each machine to figure out where each host goe's as in : 192.168.0.1 whitebox.rent.net whitebox 192.168.0.2 bluebox.rent.net bluebox 192.168.0.3 blackbox.rent.net blackbox since if i do any change in machine ip i will be forced to update all files. how can i make it _dynamically_ (As in if some computer is connectedto the network then all other computer know about itI have used dnsmasq package for this. Pretty easy to configure via its conf file. Helped streamline my home network. HTH.->HS
Perhaps I should clarify this a bit further. I have one machine connected to the internet via its eth0. Its eth1 is connected to a switch and all my home machines are connected to that switch. dnsmasq is installed on that router machine and it acts as a DHCP server for my home network.