[Dnsmasq-discuss] Using dhcp-host hostname as address for DNS
rob0 at gmx.co.uk
Tue Jul 31 16:44:03 BST 2012
On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 11:25:49PM +0200, gabriel wrote:
> On 07/29/2012 06:39 PM, Simon Kelley wrote:
> > On 26/07/12 13:31, gabriel wrote:
> >> My question is whether it would be possible to have a single
> >> line config statement for mac-ip-hostname mapping.
> >> But I want to have the DNS entries permanently preserved resp.
> >> dns mappings without prior dhcp ip negotiation. Actually this
> >> means I don't want DNS to be dynamic.
> >> Is this somehow configurable?
> > Yes. Put the hostname<->IP address mapping in /etc/hosts and the
> > mac_address<->hostname mappings in /etc/dnsmasq.conf in dhcp-host
> > lines.
> > so: in /etc/hosts
> > 126.96.36.199 myhost
> > in /etc/dnsmasq.conf
> > dhcp=host=00:11:22:33:44:55,myhost
> So this means that I can't maintain my hosts in a single file with
> only one statement?
Single statement, not that I know of.
Single file, sure. See "-A, --address" in the man page.
in /etc/dnsmasq.conf :
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