Add option host-name by OMSHELL ?

Lowrie, Paul paul.lowrie at
Mon Feb 25 22:32:41 UTC 2008

Hi Folk,
I have 7000 (or so) dynamic host entries that have been loaded using the
omshell interface.  It appears I need set the "option host-name = " for
each host entry so that the DDNS uses this information rather than the
client-provided hostname.  I have tried "use-host-decl-names on" in
global scope but this seems not to work - the DNS is still being updated
with what the client thinks its name is.
Could someone confirm that 
host something {
        hardware-address aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff;
        option host-name "something";
is on the right trace - if so is it possible to add 
    option host-name "something"
using omshell  ?
omshell <<EOT
new host
set name = "something"
set option host-name = "something"
All help greatly appreciated.
Paul Lowrie|  Managed Service Centre - GOIS
Unisys  |  56 The Terrace  |  Wellington NZ  | 
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