Redhat 9.0 dhcp client & windows 2003 dhcp server: dynamic dns update

Discussion in 'Linux Networking' started by Mads Ravn, Jun 29, 2004.

  1. Mads Ravn

    Mads Ravn Guest


    I'm trying to add some linux (redhat 9.0, kernel 2.4.20-8) boxes to our
    Windows 2003 domain.
    The dhcp server is running fine, and the linux clients are getting leases.
    However they are not
    getting added to the dns forward lookup zone.

    The dhcp server is set up to register *all* client leases in the dns, even
    for those who do not request so.

    The dns server is set up to allow both secure & insecure updates.

    I've tried googling for a solution and have tried:
    1) Adding DHCP_HOSTNAME & HOSTNAME to the /etc/sysconfig/network
    configuration file.
    2) Modifying the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup script replacing
    if [ -n "${DYNCONFIG}" ]; then
    if [ -n "${DHCP_HOSTNAME}" ]; then
    if [ -n "${DYNCONFIG}" ]; then
    if [ -n "${DHCP_HOSTNAME}" ]; then
    PUMPARGS="--win-client-ident -h ${DHCP_HOSTNAME}"
    3) Using redhats GUI network configuration tool to set the values - which I
    believe more or less
    amounts to 1).

    Still no luck. If anyone has any suggestions I would be very thankful to
    hear from them.


    Mads Ravn
    Mads Ravn, Jun 29, 2004
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