[Samba] DHCP DNS record update: hostname empty

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jan 12 08:35:59 UTC 2021

On 11/01/2021 23:08, Sascha Marcel Hacker via samba wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a little problem with the dhcp update script for the bind backend.
> The problem seems to be with ISC dhcp itself,
> but I hope someone can help me because the script from the samba wiki
> offers this option.
> The problem is, the script or the dhcp server doesn't use the option
> hostname variable I define for every host.
The script was never written to do this, if you wish to alter the script 
to do this, be my guest.
> The exception error in the Syslog does not affect, the clients are added.
The script doesn't affect dhcp, it just uses the information it provides.
> Jan 11 22:39:42 routerpi sh[89367]: ERROR(runtime): uncaught exception -

The above is a bug that has been fixed in later versions.


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