Multiple login failures problem

Calvin Dodge caldodge at
Thu Jan 11 01:09:30 GMT 2001

Morgan Toal wrote:
> Well, that's great, so let's say I go ahead and set up DNS. But we run
> DHCP here. Am I supposed to key in everybody's address in the /etc/hosts
> file, or the reverse DNS file on my Samba box? Isn't that kind of silly?

Nope - just setup a process whereby DNS is updated dynamically by DHCP.

You can either:

1) download, compile and install DHCP 3.0 (as has been mentioned on this
list today), or
2) download and install DHCP-DNS - a set of Perl scripts which do the

My own preference is for DHCP-DNS, (until Red Hat releases an RPM with
DHCP 3.0) but YMMV.

If you want to go the DHCP-DNS route, send me an email, and I'll show
you how I set it up.


Calvin Dodge
Certified Linux Bigot (tm)

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