getting DNS from DHCP IP address

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Thu Jun 16 20:22:22 GMT 2005

David Banning wrote:
>> 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.
> Thanks -

You're welcome.

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