Can i get DNS name ?

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May 16th, 2006
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Firstly, apologies if this is in the wrong section...


I am trying to find an OID that will tell me the DNS name of a device attached to a switch port(fibre channel). Does anyone know if this exist ?


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Marvin Rhoads Tue, 05/16/2006 - 06:20
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A "DNS Name" (cname (full canonical name) or A-record (alias)) is defined on a DNS server, not the network device itself. You ned to retrieve the device's IP address and then do an nslookup against the domain's DNS server to ascertain the DNS name.


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