DHCP & nameservers

Emanuel Strobl Emanuel.Strobl at gmx.net
Sat Nov 13 05:40:37 GMT 2004

Am Samstag, 13. November 2004 06:26 schrieb Andrew Smith:
> I'm using my FreeBSD box as the gateway machine for my cable modem.
> Obviously the cable modem side has to be set as DHCP, which automaticlly
> sets the DNS nameservers in resolve.conf.
> However I am running a caching name server on the box, and would like to
> have resolve.conf only point to local host.  Is there any way to keep DHCP
> from updating resolve.conf?

You can tell the dhcp client what infos it should request in dhclient.conf.
I haven't a example handy, try man dhclient.conf and look for request option.


> Thanks in advance,
> Andrew
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