On 09-03-17 13:26, Tomas Krizek wrote:
> On 03/09/2017 01:19 PM, Kees Bakker wrote:
>> On 09-03-17 12:08, Martin Basti wrote:
>>> 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.

Yes, I'm talking about static addresses. Is it really such a strange question to
ask for static IP addresses?

The network administrator, that would be me.

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