DNS does resolve for fixed IP addresses that have records in the zone files. IN A 192.168.101.99 Here is my /var/named/101.168.192file: $TTL 1D @ IN SOA laser-samba14. Your examples suggest that it is /var/named on RHELCatkin - Thanks for the response. I set the permissions back to the original settings. BTW - Since I have a virtual environment I have been able to create some test machines to try out various solutions.I'm having a great deal of trouble getting DHCP to update the DNS records for the clients. The server is laser-samba14 192.168.101.99 I am not using IPv6. I did focus my attention on the permission denied line but can't figure out why the permission is denied. The named account does have permissions to the folder that contains To that end I created a RHEL 5 machine and tried setting up DHCP and DNS on it. I was unable to get the updates to work using the key but it did work when I did "allow updates ;" instead of the key.Typically, these option types can be enabled and configured for each scope that you configure on a DHCP server.Table 4.6 Common Information Option Types Table 4.7 shows internal protocol option types that DHCP clients can be configured to use when communicating with a DHCP server to obtain or renew a lease.
If implemented, the DHCP server can dynamically update DNS to modify an individual computer's resource records with a DNS server using the dynamic update protocol.
Table 4.7 Common Internal Protocol Option Types When a remote access client obtains an IP address lease from a remote access server, run (for Windows 95) or (for Windows 2000 or Windows NT) to display information about the lease.