Microsoft "Dynamic DNS"

stan stanb at
Sat Sep 19 20:35:24 UTC 2009

On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 04:06:03PM -0400, stan wrote:
> I have a situation at work, where I need  a FreeBSD machine to be in the
> corporate DNS. We have been bought out, and the new owner says "no static
> DNS entries". They use some Microsoft technogly where the client machiens
> register thier names with the corprate DNS.
> My Windows laptop for instance, may get different IP addresses using DHCP
> depending on what physical location I connect it in. but it's always the
> same DNS name.
> Can anyone sugest where to look for information as to how this works, and
> how I cna make my FreeBSD machine participate in this?

Following up to my own post. I have managed to get a wireshark capture of
my Windows laptop doing a DHCP operation, including registering it's name
with this DNS system. Can anyone tell me what I need to look for in this to
better narow down how this is ebing done?

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