I am setting up my first network at work. All the servers are running CentOS 6.3 and have statically assigned IP addresses.
server1 192.168.0.101 server2 192.168.0.102
I want to be able to type something at the command line like
$> ssh myuser@server1
The quickest solution is to edit the hosts file and after some research the preferred way seems to be running a DNS server.
I think both solutions mean that I have to manually edit files but I would like my internal servers to auto-discover over UDP.
I could write something that runs a UDP service and updates the hosts file with new servers as they come online / get removed, but it seems like such a simple thing that it must exist already and I don't want to reinvent (this potentially dangerous) wheel, does anyone know of software that already does this?