Automatically get nameservers
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Tue Jan 9 15:57:49 UTC 2007
Peter Nyamukusa wrote:
> Kirk Strauser wrote:
> > George Vanev wrote:
> > > I want Windows client machines, connected to the FreeBSD box
> > > to get the nameservers automatically.
> > > Can you tell me how this may be done?!
> > > Regerds
> > I think the best solution would be to configure the FreeBSD box as a
> > caching nameserver, then point all your windows boxes to it.
> I think you will need to have DHCP running in your network as DHCP is the only
> way to automatically get nameservers regardless of the OS you are using
No, you don't need DHCP in the case George described.
As Kirk explained you can simply set up a name server
on the FreeBSD machine (just one line in /etc/rc.conf),
then let the Windows machines use that name server.
No DHCP required at all.
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