Getting DHCP to use resolv.conf?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Apr 28 13:09:27 UTC 2006

Don't top-post, please.

"fbsd" <fbsd at> writes:

> Does anyone have a script that does this, that they can share?

It will be pretty similar to the script I posted recently for updating
your local named's forwarders list automatically.  [Which is another
approach to the same problem, and will generally perform better.]

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of Bill Moran
> Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 5:06 PM
> To: Telting
> Cc: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: Getting DHCP to use resolv.conf?
> On Wed, 26 Apr 2006 13:56:57 -0700
> Telting <telting at> wrote:
> > I would like to know how I can propagate the dns servers which the
> dhcp
> > client puts in resolv.conf to dhcpd.  I only see how I can only
> > explicitly list a domain server with "option domain-name-servers".
> How
> > do I propogate non static dns servers?
> Write a script to updated the dhcpd.conf file when resolv.conf
> changes.  dhclient allows you to create hooks that automagically
> run a script of your choosing when a new lease is obtained.
> Or you could search the list archives for when this exact question
> was asked a few weeks ago.
> --
> Bill Moran
> Collaborative Fusion Inc.

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