[K12OSN] DNS instead of /etc/hosts

john lists.john at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 16:50:59 UTC 2007

Hi Rob,

If you are talking about DNS names for LTSP thin-clients, I am pretty
sure that LTSP sets those up for you automagically in dhcpd.conf


On 4/13/07, rowens at ptd.net <rowens at ptd.net> wrote:
> Sorry for the dumb question, but...
> I'm installing K12LTSP (1 nic setup) on an existing Windows network (with
> Active Directory).  The LTSP box will be handling DHCP.  I *think* it's best
> for me to use DNS instead of assigning names in /etc/hosts, because I have
> multiple Windows servers and a handful of standalone Linux boxes.  I'll also
> have some printers attached to the thin clients.
> Do I need to add DNS entries manually for my entire dynamic IP range?
> (currently I'm using Windows DNS, by the way).
> -Rob
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