dhcp, dyndns and "set ddns-fwd-name" vs "set ddns-client-fqdn"

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at isc.org
Wed Jun 14 18:01:13 UTC 2006

On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 05:23:34PM +0200, Philippe Strauss wrote:
> And if I don't want my clients to update the DNS themselves,
> is there a way for the DHCP server to understand the
> ddns-client-fqdn as a ddns-fwd-name "option"?
> (not sure it's really an option in the case of ddns-fwd-name).

Neither of those are options, they are 'binding scopes' that are
set on the lease state by the FQDN option handling logic.

Your answer is:

> >You can guide wether the server will allow client-updates with the
> >'allow/deny client-updates;' configuration variable.

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