Description of problem:
dhclient.conf seems to be ignored when resolv.conf gets generated. In my config, I have lines to prepend and append domain-names which are ignored. The problem this poses me is I access much of my companies network infrastructure.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Edit dhclient.conf as described in additional info.
2. Restart networking via system tray.
A resolv.conf is created that is identical to one without the modifications I made.
The line with domain-search contains numerous extra entries as specified below.
I added the following two lines to my file:
prepend domain-search "<office-location>.<company-name>.com <office-location>.eng.<comany-name>.com ";
append domain-search " hr.<company-name>.com";
I also tried domain-name in place of domain-search.
The /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf is used only by network service.
I'll add a note to /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf or eventually avoid shipping that file entirely, because it's there only because of bug #560361.
The NetworkManager, which you most likely use creates and uses its own configuration file (/var/run/nm-dhclient-<iface>.conf) for dhclient.
The only way how to influence what will be in nm-dhclient-<iface>.conf is via NM GUI (because the file is regenerated during restart) and AFAICT there's no such option to prepend/append domain-search/domain-name, is it ? Jirka, Dan ?
NM looks for /etc/dhclient-<interface>.conf then /etc/dhcp/dhclient-<interface>.conf and will merge the first found into the dhclient config files it produces.
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