New DHCP Static Mappings not resolving in DNS (unbound)

  • Hello all,

    This feature has worked in the past for me.

    Here is the scenario: I create a static mapping in DHCP and give it a hostname. Once that is created, I am able to resolve this new hostname via NSLOOKUP, etc. However, sometime in the last few weeks/months, this has stopped working. Any NEW static DHCP mapping that I add will not resolve (whether showing online or offline). Old entries that used to work, still do.

    Another bit of data: if a new device comes on the network and DHCP is able to get it's hostname (it's gets populated in the DHCP leases table), then I am able to resolve this name. I am not adding any static entries anywhere in this scenario.

    Tertiary data: In the DHCP logs, devices that work will show their names in the DHCPREQUEST and DHCPACK log entries, devices that do not work will not show any names.


    Jul 2 16:53:00 	dhcpd 		DHCPACK on to 00:00:00:00:00:00 (Jessica-PC) via bge1 


    Jul 2 16:43:42 	dhcpd 		DHCPACK on to 00:00:00:00:00:00 via bge1

    Manual entries into the DNS Resolver Host overrides table, of course, work as intended.

    This was happening on 2.3.3 and I just migrated to 2.4.3_p1 (newer hardware). I did bring over my config, and this issue has come along for the ride.

    I will also add these peculiar log entries:

    Jul 2 16:35:29 	dhcpleases 		kqueue error: unkown
    Jul 2 16:35:29 	dhcpleases 		Could not deliver signal HUP to process because its pidfile (/var/run/ does not exist, No such process. 

    Searching around doesn't reveal this exact issue and some of the troubleshooting steps didn't really show anything.

    Appreciate any guidance., I don't want to go nuclear on this thing, it's setup just perfectly.


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