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Re: [opensuse] suse 10.1 does not resolv in local network
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 15:39:50 +0200
  • Message-id: <e2ikf6$jmo$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Mrvka Andreas wrote:

> hi list,
> does anyone have an idea what to do if i want to plug my laptop into
> my lokal LAN and the laptop should be reachable via name resolving?
> i get an IP address via dhcp from an windows dhcp server but he
> doesn't enters the computer name into the dhcp leases nor in my active
> diretory DNS.
> furthermore, i don't want to hardcode any IP or macaddresses somewhere
> like /etc/hosts, etc... the name resolusion and IP gathering should by
> dynamically.

Then you need

1) a name-server and
2) to have the DHCP-server update that name-server dynamically.

/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

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