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Re: [SLUG] DHCP and DNS
- To: Brett Esra <Brett_Esra@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] DHCP and DNS
- From: Anand Kumria <wildfire@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Nov 23 19:34:30 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Reply-to: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Thu, Nov 23, 2000 at 06:49:23PM +1100, Brett Esra wrote:
> My question is:
> To those of you using DHCP and DNS, besides the Perl scripts and Cron
> stuff I found, how are you keeping the DNS A records in sync with the IP
> leases that change every so often.
> Any thoughts appreciated.
Do the machines in question need a stable name?
I typically use dhcp-01 -> dhcp-99, etc as name for dhcp machines.
Only recent rfcs (rfc3007/3008 iirc) begin to provide a way to
securely update a zone file -- some companies, notably microsoft,
have proprietary ways to do it however.
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