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How is DHCP request message broadcasted?

The broadcast address of DHCP request message is 255.255.255.255. Will this request message go through routers? It seems to be yes as the destination address is 255.255.255.255. However, it does not ...
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Setting ip helper-address to a broadcast address, bad idea?

Info: A number of vlans running on a 16 bit subnet All DHCP servers are on the same subnet (10.1.0.0/16) All switches and routers are Cisco If I was to set the ip helper-address in our ...
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IP Helper Policies

So I'm fairly new in the higher-end Firewall market - but recently have purchased a Sonicwall (2nd hand for lab) for lab purposes. I have a LAN interface configured on 192.168.0.1 and a Wireless AP ...
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DHCP and the use of link-layer broadcast

I have some doubts I can't clarify in the manual (Kurose or Tanenbaum) DHCP use a link-layer broadcast. If we are using DHCP and to receive a response, the node should be in the same link as the DHCP ...
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Iptables - Allowing only a single dhcp (relay) client

I am trying to create a firewall rule on an Ubuntu 10.04 server running isc-dhcpd. I only want dhcp to be accessible by a single relay host (172.1.1.1). I have iptables set up like so: # iptables ...
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Microsoft Networking - WINS, DHCP, considerations for moving from a flat to routed network

We are moving our network from a flat 192.168.x.x/16 to a routed network to be composed of several /24 subnets and a layer 3 switch. It is a Windows network, active directory integrated, standard ...