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Push hostnames to a DNS server without DHCP

Considering the complete lack of luck I've had googling any terms related to this question, this may not even be possible, but: Is there a reasonably standard way to set a hostname on a machine, and ...
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How do I stop a Linux computer from sending a DHCP hostname?

I need to set up a Linux computer so that it uses DHCP but doesn't send any hostname at all. I'm using isc-dhclient-4.2.4 /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf contains the line send host-name = gethostname(); ...
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What would cause the hostname FQDN to repeat the suffix twice?

I have three new CentOS 6 servers that connect to a DHCP server to get an IP and to have DNS/rDNS setup to bind their FQDN and IP. Two of them are behaving as expected. One of them is appending the ...
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How to set hostname.domainname from dhcp

Running Centos 6.x using dhcp, we want to set the hostname to be FQDN that's obtained from a combination of dhcp options. As an example if I have two dhcp options option host-name "foobar"; option ...
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Is using wildcards for hostnames in dhcp module of dnsmasq possible?

I want to have all machines with a hostname that starts with foobar- assigned an IP from a specific range with an infinite lease. All other machines should have a volatile IP. I did the following but ...
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How to request DHCP clients to resend their hostnames after a router reboots

Assume that I have a router with DHCP server on it (well, it is actually a dd-wrt router). After rebooting the router, all the DHCP clients's hostnames are lost: I couldn't see the names of the ...
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How to make a Macintosh register a Hostname to the DHCP Server?

I have a MacBook running Snow Leopard in our company's internal network, which is basically a Windows domain network. Our TO department complains about my MacBook not specifying a name to the DHCP ...
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Automatic ip, name and dns configurations for virtual servers on demand

Current environment is several Linux boxes in a couple of logically separated "datacenters" running virtual guests that are created and deleted on demand. DNS and DHCP run in another box and should ...
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DNS resolution over DHCP

I have a m0n0wall router a VMWare workstation running ubuntu a windows 7 workstation running the VM The ubuntu hostname is "renraku" From the windows machine I can't resolve dns automatically for ...
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Is there a way to use the Hostname received from DHCP to name the PC after imaging?

I have been trying to find a way to use the hostname assigned in DHCP to rename a PC after we image it. I found some sample code from Microsoft's web site for C++, but I don't program so it is all ...
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registering hostname using DHCP

I am working on the development of a network device. When it boots up, I want it to register a domain name on the network so that a customer can easily browse to the webserver interface. Eg. ...