On 03/09/2017 01:19 PM, Kees Bakker wrote:
> On 09-03-17 12:08, Martin Basti wrote:
>> Comments inline
>> On 09.03.2017 11:12, Kees Bakker wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>> Is there an easy way to find out what the next free IP address is when 
>>> adding a new
>>> DNS A record? The web interface sorts the records alphabetically on "Record 
>>> name",
>>> even in-arpa zones. For the latter it would be more convenient to sort 
>>> numerically.
>> No, it depends on your system. FreeIPA is not an authoritative source of
>> IP addresses, this is job for DHCP server or any network management system.
> DHCP, no.
> "any network management system", that would be the DNS service in our FreeIPA.
DNS A records only translate the hostnames to IPv4 addresses. DNS does
not assign the addresses. That's something DHCP would do. If you do not
use DHCP and assign the IP addresses statically, the network
administrator would be the person responsible for assigning you a free
IP address.

Tomas Krizek

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