dhcpd and no dns update

Ross Boylan RossBoylan at stanfordalumni.org
Sat Mar 18 05:51:47 UTC 2006

On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 01:35:35PM +0100, Danilo Levantesi wrote:
> Hi to all.
> I'm experiencing a problem with dhcpd and dns update.
> I have bind condigured and I would like dhcpd sends dns update to bind server, 
> but i can not have this working.
> The dhcpd's logs show no dnsupdate activity, and bind's log neither.
> Moreover, using "netstat -a -n|grep 953" I can not see any TIME_WAIT 
> connection on 953 port, but only a 953 LISTENING state.
> Can someone help me? I tried a lot with google, but nothing helpful :'(
> This is my dhcpd.conf:

I had a similar problem recently, and it turned out to stem from my
client's failure to send a hostname.  When I added the appropriate
statement to the client config, things started working.

The thread is back a week or two on this list, or the predecessor
dhcp-server list.

Ross Boylan

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