getting DNS from DHCP IP address
david+dated+1119382846.d4a363 at skytracker.ca
Thu Jun 16 19:40:48 GMT 2005
> >Is there a way to get DNS automatically, say from the DHCP connection IP
> >address given to me? or, is there some great free DNS server that will
> >stay in business for some time that I can plug into my resolv.conf?
> DHCP will normally obtain DNS servers automaticly. It's likely that you
> could release and renew your lease ("dhclient -r", maybe?) and cause it to
> get new DNS info if the old values are no longer working.
Here may be the answer. I think of DHCP of being a server thing only,
to win boxes. I hadn't considered using dhclient on the freebsd host.
I will look into this. It sounds like the answer.
spoken like a true native -
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