DHCPD config

wc_fbsd at xxiii.com wc_fbsd at xxiii.com
Sat Apr 1 19:33:11 UTC 2006

At 04:43 PM 3/31/2006, you wrote:
>Your saying that dhcp client has no built in way to communicate to 
>dhcpd the dns ip address it receives at boot time or during the 
>normal lease update process?

Not that I've seen.  The script is pretty one-minded.  Impression I 
get is you're expected to edit it to your requirements.

>Well I looked at that script code and it's way above my ability to 
>write script code at that level.

I'm pretty lousy at shell programming, but I managed to hack mine up 
as needed.  Well, really just commented out all the stuff that mods 
resolv.conf and the routing.  It's not all that complex as scripts go.

>other suggestion of adding my own LAN DNS server is over kill 
>because my LAN just has 2 pc's on it and the only purpose of the LAN 
>is to share a single dynamic IP address from my ISP.

If that's all you're using the machine for, I'd suggest using 
IP-Cop:  www.ipcop.org  It's Linux, not BSD, but it's a very 
impressive near "turn key" firewall / nat router.  Or you could hit 
Best Buy for a $40 Linksys box.


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