[PVE-User] No hostnames are visible on network

Wolfgang Bumiller w.bumiller at proxmox.com
Mon Jan 18 08:09:28 CET 2016

And option 3: Multicast DNS (eg with avahi)
Eg. see hostname resolution in:

On Sun, Jan 17, 2016 at 11:25:18AM -0500, Daniel Bayerdorffer wrote:
> Hi Gary,
> Do you have your own DNS server on your network? You need to either manually add those IP address' to your DNS server with their hostname. Or you need to tell your Containers to report their name to the DNS server when they get their IP address from the DHCP server.
> I don't know the procedure for the second option, don't know enough about Linux to do it myself.
> Good Luck,
> Daniel
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gary Richards" <g_d_richards at hotmail.com>
> To: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
> Sent: Sunday, January 17, 2016 7:01:35 AM
> Subject: [PVE-User] No hostnames are visible on network
> Hello,
> I am a nubie and I have just installed PROXMOX 4.1 with 2 LXC containers 
> (Fileserver & MySQL from turnkey). I can access both of these via their 
> IP address but not via their host names. Nor can I find the proxmox 
> server by its host name. I have the containers set up to use dns so the 
> IP addresses change over time. I really want to use the host names 
> especially to access MySQL. Any help is appreciated.

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