[GE users] Hostname checking

Daire Byrne Daire.Byrne at framestore-cfc.com
Thu Nov 8 18:09:54 GMT 2007

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----- "John Hearns" <john.hearns at streamline-computing.com> wrote:
> Daire, there's something I don't understand here.
> Why don't you just leave the 600 odd entries IN the DNS? Why remove
> them?

It's dynamic DNS - the DHCP lease and DNS name are intrinsically tied together. When the lease is released the DNS entry is removed.

> You're going to tell me that machines are moved across Oxford Street
> and put on other subnets of course.

> By the way, is this DNS infrastructure still running on the set of
> black 1U machines that Neil Harris (and me!) configured a good few years
> ago?

Nope. All new and shiny.


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