getting multiple domain-name dns request to work with microsoft windows xp dhcp clients

Glenn Satchell glenn.satchell at
Fri May 28 14:37:31 UTC 2010

On 05/28/10 20:09, Jelle de Jong wrote:
> Hi Glenn,
> Glenn Satchell wrote, on 28-05-10 03:54:
>> Looks like you need dhcpd version 3.1.2 or later for this to work
>> properly. If domain-search is not listed in 'man dhcp-options',
>> then your version does not support it.
> Thank you for your help.
> I am using version 3.1.3-2 of dhcp3-server and changed my dhcpd.conf
> to the one in the mail attachment (tried with and without the
> commented domain-name option.
> The Linux clients again work fine, however the Microsoft Windows XP
> client still does not work.
> How can I get this to work with my Microsoft Windows XP clients?
> With kind regards,
> Jelle de Jong

On the Windows client, if you run

ipconfig /all

what does it show for the dns domain and search order?


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