[CentOS] hostname not being picked up by DHCP

umair shakil umairshakeel at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 04:38:06 UTC 2007


Salam,

if you go on further details with dhcp file there is an option in the file
that
when u allow specific Ips against specific mac addresses, hostname can also
be given
manually...

Regards,

Umair Shakil
ETD

On 9/28/07, Denis <denis.becker at mnsu.edu> wrote:
>
> Hi - 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?
>
> --
> Denis Becker
> Information Technology - Engineering
> MN State Univ., Mankato
> Mankato, MN
> ph: 507-389-5617
> fx: 507-389-5002
>
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