Well over 70 percent of all support calls that come to Microsoft support services that start out as Active Directory or Exchange calls end up being DNS calls.Yet, as you’ll see in this article, most of these issues don’t require extensive diagnostic work or sophisticated tools to isolate and resolve.If you don’t have that I suggest that you first read my two other posts on how to install them: Setting up a DNS for the local network on the Ubuntu Hardy Heron server Setting up a DHCP server on Ubuntu Hardy Heron Step by step instructions Apparently the Ubuntu server is installed with an App Armor profile that prevents bind to write to the /etc/bind directory.
In this chapter, you'll learn how to implement a DHCP server, including the installation process, authorization of the server, and the configuration of DHCP scopes.
The chapter ends by looking at how to manage a DHCP server and monitor its performance.
Option 119 can be created manually on a Windows DHCP server using the procedure listed in , but this will only provide a DNS suffix search list to non-Windows clients that support it.
In short, there is no way to assign a DNS suffix search list to a Windows client using DHCP.
I liken it to the days when automobiles had carburetors; a mechanic could fix most engine performance problems by fiddling with the choke—spritz a little WD-40 into the throttle body, charge $50 and retire in the suburbs after a few years. Check the TCP/IP settings, run a few utilities to verify the zone records, charge $350 (correcting for inflation) and retire to Arizona.
You’ll learn to identify the most common domain name system issues that cause problems for AD and Exchange and how to avoid them in the first place or isolate and resolve them if they occur in production.(Obtained as is from: The steps in this post shows how to configure the DHCP server to automatically update the DNS records when giving out a new lease to a client computer.Before continuing These steps assumes that you already have a working copy of dhcp3-server and bind9 installed.Imagine having to manually type 10,000 IP addresses and not make a single error.The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) can be implemented to centralize the administration of IP addresses.If you’re an experienced Windows system engineer, they may seem a little trivial.