Well, that's true, but I do do it indirectly. I assign fixed addresses for
servers by MAC address and host name in DHCP and manage the IP address of
that host through FreeIPA DNS. If you tell DHCP that a particular MAC
address is a particular host name, when that host requests a DHCP allocated
address, the DHCP server does a DNS lookup on the host name and gives the
machine a lease on the address. I have no idea if that is intended
behaviour or if it is something that isn't a good idea for some reason, I
discovered that it worked by accident! It has simplified my small setup
however as DNS and therefore FreeIPA control the fixed IP addresses of the
servers. I do have to remember to set up each fixed address's MAC address
and host name in the DHCP configuration when I create it, but it makes
reconfiguring fixed IP addresses a breeze. It ought to be possible to
script synchronisation of the DHCP configuration with the host information
in FreeIPA, but I only deal with a handful of machines, so I've never
On Sun, 18 Oct 2015 23:12 William Brown <wibr...@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2015-10-16 at 15:01 +0200, Nicola Canepa wrote:
> > Hello.
> > Is there a suggested way to have DHCP IP/MAC associations managed
> > through the IPA web interface?
> > Thank you for any pointer.
> There is currently no way to manage DHCP with FreeIPA.
> William Brown
> Software Engineer
> Red Hat, Brisbane
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