[CentOS] hostname not being picked up by DHCP
hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Thu Sep 27 22:37:21 UTC 2007
On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 05:10:02PM -0500, Denis enlightened us:
> - I am using the CentOS v5 desktop installation and am setting up a
> new lab for our engineering department. Initially I computers got their
> IP addresses and computer names from the DHCP process and the computer
> were getting the info from the dynamic pool. These name would be
> d-23-76.mnsu.edu, where the d stood for dynamic and 23-76 refered the
> IP address of xx.xx.23.76. The computer hostname would show up as
> d-23-76. I did not want the computers to get different IP address so I
> put the computers onto our DHCP table as manual DHCP clients by
> assigning a name and mac address to an IP address. Now the computers
> get the correct IP address but the hostname is localhost.
> How can I get the correct name for hostname from DHCP?
Is reverse DNS set up for those IP addresses?
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