[Samba] DHCP Updates to DNS - Multiple Entries with Same IP
rpenny at samba.org
Wed May 20 09:54:50 UTC 2020
On 19/05/2020 22:29, Mark Petersen via samba wrote:
> I'm having difficulties with dhcpd updating DNS entries.
> When I look in DNS in my Forward Lookup Zone via Windows 10 I have multiple A Host records with the
> same ip address but the names are like this:
> Aarons-iPad Host(A) 172.20.10.152 static
> Aarons-iPadCNF:134dd19a-e0fd-4230-8108-40b4ae3328d9 Host(A) 172.20.10.152 static
> Aarons-iPadCNF:156181c7-c420-409d-ab88-40c56f6b1c88 Host(A) 172.20.10.152 static
The 'CNF' is short for 'collision', multiple things are trying to update
the record at the same time, first one wins, the rest get marked with
> Also,note that on Ubuntu 18.04 aarch64, isc-dhcp-server runs as
I just found out that Debian 10 now uses 'dhcpd' as well ;-)
> This seems to be happening with iphone/ipads (wireless) but also HP printers that are all wired.
It looks like your clients are trying to update their own records, you
only need the script if some or all of your clients cannot update their
own records, but, if you use the script, you must stop the clients from
trying to update their own records.
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