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Old 12-09-2010, 01:23 AM
Default dhcp + static dns

On Dec 8, 2010, at 4:24 PM, Mike Burger wrote:

>> Hi all,
>> Not having issues setting this in Ubuntu or Windows but I cannot seem
>> to add a static DNS or search path without it getting over written
>> when networks restarts.
>> The file dhclient.conf seems ignored.
>> I would like to simply have a fixed DNS and search path added to what
>> ever was found by the dhcp client.
>> So I don't think peersdns=no is an option.
>> Any advice is greatly appreciated.
> I note that you've specified in your message that you've specified the
> option as "peerdns" but it should be uppercase, a la:

Yes, I know.

> As to the static IP, that's specified from the DHCP server. If you're
> running a Linux based DHCP server, you set up the dhcpd.conf like so
> for
> that client
> host some-system {
> hardware ethernet XX:XX:XX:XX:XX;
> fixed-address XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX;
> }

Well, I as wrong, /etc/dhclient.conf is respected by the OS and works
when I add;

supersede domain-name "value";
prepend domain-name-servers value;

no quotes on the second value.

- aurf

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