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I am using Windows Server SBS 2003 as a DNS server. I also have some other servers configured with a static IP (ESXi hosts, Linux hosts, Windows Server hosts, ...) and I want them to be added automatically into the DNS.

These hosts has their hostname configured, but they dont register to the DNS, so I cannot access them with their hostname, I must use their IP address.

Please note that these hosts has static IPs.

How can I make these hosts to automatically add an entry for themselves on the DNS server so I can access them using their hostname?

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One possible way would be to use DHCP, and configure reservations for those addresses from within your DHCP server.

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(and make sure your DHCP server is set to create entries in DNS for its clients) – Shane Madden Nov 22 '11 at 16:00
And if the host is deleted from the DHCP reservations and removed from my network, how does the DNS entry is removed? – Jonathan Rioux Nov 22 '11 at 16:25

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