AW: Force retry update ddns entrys

Glenn Satchell glenn.satchell at
Mon Sep 27 12:59:56 UTC 2010

There's also a TXT record that needs to be created. If it contains the 
correct data then the dhcp server knows that it is a record that it can 
update. It's a hash of various client information, the source is 
probably the best place to see how it is constructed.


On 09/24/10 22:51, Zenz, Thomas wrote:
> OK, I did that once, but then I had the Problem, if a  PC get's a new IP and I added manually his A Record: : "FAILD: Has an address record but no DHCID, not mine."
> Any Idea how I can get rid of this?
> Regards
> Tom
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> An: Users of ISC DHCP
> Betreff: Re: Force retry update ddns entrys
> On 09/23/10 23:57, Zenz, Thomas wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> After updatting our servers to bind (9.7.1-P2) and dhcp(4.1.0) we had Problems with the primary dns.
>> The Server got stuck for certain domains and did not accept ddns updates.
>> Now some Clients cannot be found via DNS, because they didn't get registered or renewed yet, or the Server logs: "FAILD: Has an address record but no DHCID, not mine."
>> Is there a way to retry all active leases to do a ddns update, or force it even DHCID is not mine?
>> Thanks
>> Tom
> The server will do another ddns update when it renews the lease if it finds that there isn't already a dns entry. But no way I know of to get the server to do it on demand.
> You could write a simple script to do a series of nsupdate commands for all your missing entries, I suppose.
> --
> regards,
> -glenn

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