Setting hostname with dhcp
After doing some further reading in the man pages, along with some
testing, I found that I needed to add the use-host-decl-names on;
declaration in dhcpd.conf.
Go's to show that I shouldn't jump the gun and ask a silly question
unless I read the man pages twice over.
On Thu, 2008-10-23 at 15:27 -0700, Cesar Covarrubias wrote:
> I have a question regarding setting hostnames on servers using DHCP. It
> is probably best if I give a background as to what we are doing.
> I am setting up a cluster of nodes on a private subnet that boot and
> install using PXE. In my dhcpd.conf, I have specified specific MAC
> addresses get specific IP addresses. My kickstart is set to use a dns
> server on the public network, which obviously doesn't have entries for
> the nodes on the private subnet. The problem I am running into is
> setting hostnames for these nodes that are on a private subnet.
> Does anyone have any suggestions on how to set the hostname on these
> nodes without having different kickstart files for each node?
> Thanks for all your help.
> Very Respectfully,
> Cesar Covarrubias
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