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How to send a client’s hostname to the DHCP server

In contrast to Ubuntu (or even Microsoft Windows) default installations of Fedora do not send the client’s hostname to the DHCP server. To change this behaviour, add a DHCP_HOSTNAME variable to your /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 file (eth0 being your NIC’s interface name): Of course, this only works if you actually get your IP address via DHCP (since the DHCP server hands off… Read more »