DNS update via dhcp and static entries
shobson0309 at colony.com
Fri Oct 8 07:51:39 UTC 2004
Andreas Moroder wrote:
>this is a little bit OT but I did not find a dhcp newsgroup.
>Our dhcp updates the dns and all works well except for machines where we
>have set fixed IP addresse via MAC.
>Is it dhcp that does not send the updates or can it be a problem in bin ?
There is, you'll find us over at :
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By default, the ISC DHCP server (you didn't mention which one)
doesn't do DNS updates for statically defined clients. There are a
number of reasons, some of them technical, for this, but it boils
down to : if it's got a static address, just stick in the DNS records
and be done with it.
Norman Zhang wrote:
>My Windows Server 2003 has a static IP, but AD requires it to DDNS.
That is something different. The multitude of DNS records created by
AD are not put there by the DHCP server that gave it a lease, they
are put there by the processes that manage the services the machine
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