Aliasing Hostnames to simplify tracking


#1

Most of the products I use to manage my home network (Fing, DDWRT Companion) allow aliasing hostnames. I end up having to use Fing as a cross reference when tracking down specific devices and their usage.
I already have DHCP enabled, but aliasing these resolved hostnames would be the next step.


#2

If you’re using Pi-hole as DHCP, you can assign a hostname/alias to each device by setting static leases: