IPv6 DDNS with dhcp-4.2.1

Jonathan Barber jonathan.barber at gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 11:14:01 UTC 2011

On 17 March 2011 10:28, Simon Hobson <dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
> Jonathan Barber wrote:
>> And it's now registering AAAA record in DNS. Adding the fixed-address6
>> statement back to the host declaration breaks the DDNS.
> DDNS isn't done for fixed-address clients. Nor is a lease file entry created
> for them - basically there is no lease recorded and no lease lifetime
> processing is done.
> If you want a client with a fixed address but lease processing, then
> consider creating a reserved lease.
> Either create a skeleton lease with the reserved flag set, or add reserved
> to an existing lease. This can be done by stopping the server and editing
> the leases file, or I think it's been said that it can be done via OMAPI.

Ok, that's documented under the RESERVED LEASES section of the
dhcpd.conf man page.

But the "ddns-hostname = host-decl-name" should work with a range right?

> --
> Simon Hobson

Jonathan Barber <jonathan.barber at gmail.com>

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