Change Hostname by Dhcp ?

Glenn Satchell Glenn.Satchell at
Thu Feb 14 10:37:24 UTC 2008

>Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 06:41:23 +0100
>From: Phibee Network Operation Center <noc at>
>To: dhcp-users at
>Subject: Change Hostname by Dhcp ?
>it's possible to specify a "hostname" by dhcp ?
>thanks bye
Yes. Here's an example of server dhcpd.conf:

host chopper {
  hardware ethernet 00:10:5a:83:e3:0e;
  # this is needed for Solaris 8 to get the hostname
  option host-name "chopper";


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