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DHCP is resetting custom entries in /etc/hosts files on instance reboot. (Doc ID 2445067.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 23, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
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Goal

DHCP is resetting custom entries in /etc/hosts files on instance reboot.

Customer set - 'PRESERVE_HOSTINFO=2" on /etc/oci-hostname.conf, to prevent DHCP from updating /etc/hosts file.


However, this is preventing DHCP from updating the resolv.conf file with the required search domains.

 

Solution

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