[Pdns-users] DDNS support or workaround?

Leen Besselink leen at consolejunkie.net
Sun Sep 11 13:07:27 UTC 2011

On 09/11/2011 11:20 AM, Jan-Piet Mens wrote:
> Thomas,
>> These dhcp client
>> implementation are unstable and if I had Mac addresses, dhcp client
>> options and so in a database along with a history that would make
>> debugging and finding devices with a bad firmware a lot easier.
> I'm not sure I understand the problem. :-)
> You wrote:
>>> I've thought about patching isc dhcpd to fill a mysql database or
>>> about writing a new dhcp server based on for example dhcp4java
> If all you want is for the DHCP server to add entries to a database, and
> if you're using ISC DHCPD, have you considered using the "execute"
> statement [1] to do that?
>> And the dhcpstatus.cgi script could be rewritten to lightning speed...
> I'm not aware of what dhcpstatus.cgi does. :)


AFAIK dhcpstatus.cgi is a parser of the leases-database and displays a
table of the results on a webpage.

So I guess (part of) the code might be reused to dump entries to the

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