DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and is an auto configuration protocol used on IP networks and an extension of the Bootstrap Protocol.

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Rotating DNS servers specified by DHCP

I've got an OpenStack cluster running with about 200 CentOS instances and I've gotten a complaint from my hosting provider that the DNS traffic is getting to be too much for their servers. To address ...
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Unable to locate DHCP Server …

I am supporting a mixed Mac OSX and Windows environment. There is a rogue DHCP Server which seems to be providing the ip-addresses to Mac systems on the network. I have used both ZenMap and Wireshark ...
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DHCP server hardware [on hold]

I have a user who needs to set up a DHCP Server for about 8000 users. Can I set it up on regular PC hardware. So far we have not set it up for more than 200-300 users. Are there anything which I need ...
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How does a host receive an IP if there's no DHCP server? [closed]

If a new host connects to a LAN without a DHCP server, how does it receive an IP?
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Issue with RHEL7 and disabling NetworkManager

Okay community, let's see if we can figure this one out, cause I'm out of answers. Where I work I am setting up a bunch of RedHat Enterprise Linux servers. There is a collection of RHEL6 and RHEL7 ...
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How can my server announce its presence to everyone in the network [closed]

The situation is as follows. I want to have an application running on a server. All of the desktops in the company has to connect to it. But I do not want the IP address of the server to be hard coded ...
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How the WLAN interface of a home router do to reply DHCP requests just at connection time? [migrated]

Using VirtualBox I created a VM with the following VirtualBox Network Settings: Attached to: Bridged Adapter Name: wlan0 ... .. . wlan0 is the wireless interface of my laptop, which is connected to ...
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Advanced DHCP configuration (isc-dhcp-server)

We are managing our network by using DHCP and we sometimes add new subnets (IP Pools) to network through different VLANs. What we want to do is to manage all those IP pools from same DHCP server but ...
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Sonicwall SSO with NPS

I have a SonicWall where I want to enable the RADIUS SSO capability. The article for doing this states the RADIUS server Send the user’s IP address in either Framed-IP-Address or Calling-Station-Id ...
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DHCP User Class ID Notation (numerical vs. ASCII)

Creating a new DHCP User Class (on Windows Server 2008 (R1) 32-Bit) on can set a "Display Name" – here SuperDuperClass – and define the User Class ID numerically (1st & 2nd column) or ...
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Pandion vs DHCP reservation

I need some help with our pandion configuration. My issue is that we did change some pc network card from static IP to dynamic because we are now using DHCP reservation to ease the management. Since ...
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cmd: create dhcp superscope

On Windows Server 2008 (R1, 32-Bit) I've got that far to create a superscope on the command line via cmd, not PowerShell (yay!) through netsh dhcp server \\SERVER scope IP.ADD.RE.SS set superscope ...
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Samba4 Internal DNS with DHCP Server

On FreeBSD we run Samba4 as a DC and until recently had our IP addresses handed out by the routers DHCP server. We switched to running a DHCP server on the FreeBSD machine with the following ...
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Server is assigned IP by GUID rather than MAC address in DHCP

I recently installed 8 new Dell PowerEdge c6220 II servers with dual 10G ports with CentOS 6. Each server has a DHCP reservation configured from a Microsoft 2003 DHCP server. I am using a Bootutil ...
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Clients do not see DHCP Server… what am I missing?

Old router died and just got the new one in and I can't figure out what I'm missing to forward dhcp and dns to windows server 2012. Old router was a netgear R6300, new one is an N900. Before the ...
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Configure and monitor Windows 2012 DHCP server with Powershell

We've recently been working with the documentation here to set up some access policies for a new DHCP server. I've been able to successfully import 600+ records with the Set-DhcpServerv4Policy -Name ...
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Static DHCP binding

Good time of day, SF people. I have created a manual DHCP binding entry on a Cisco router so that a client would always get leased to it. The clients wants to get the same address on both of his ...
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keepalived vip removed with dhcp renewal

I am having this strange issue where my vip is being removed from my interface when I receive a new DHCP renewal request. The logs shows the following: Jun 1 17:00:06 lb1 dhclient: DHCPREQUEST of ...
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On Windows 2008 R2, how do I back up DHCP if the DHCP .mdb database is always busy?

I get this from my backup software. C:\WINDOWS\system32\dhcp\dhcp.mdb : The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. C:\WINDOWS\system32\dhcp\j50.log : The ...
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dhclient: What does “RTNETLINK answers: File exists” Mean?

I wanted to update the DHCP lease of an Amazon EC2 instance, so I executed the following command: user@host:~$ sudo dhclient Following that, the system's DHCP lease is updated successfully updated. ...
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DHCP offer is unicast but DHCPACK is broadcast

My DHCP server broadcast DHCPACK 0xffffffff . it is not working on layer 3 dhcp relay agent . as it can not forward this broadcast message to my client. can any one help me from exactly the broadcast ...
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CentOS 6 DHCP server configuration

I have a CentOS 6 server running on a virtual host. The IP address on this host get assigned through DHCP host and another interface has an static IP ( a test network). I want to setup an private DHCP ...
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Assign fixed IP address via DHCP by DNS lookup

Preface I'm building a virtualization environment with Ubuntu 14.04 and LXC. I don't want to write my own template since the upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 has shown that backwards compatibility is not ...
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Superscope DHCP leases and configuration set up

Hello I wanted to see if someone could help with a network problem I am having. Right now we have a super-scope and scopes of 192.168.50.1 and 192.168.51.1, as of now both are activated but only ...
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How to statically configure DNS servers on a Cisco router when the WAN interface uses DHCP?

I have a Cisco router (model 887VA, IOS 15.4) used to connect a LAN to the Internet via ADSL. The WAN interface uses DHCP: interface ATM0.1 point-to-point ip address dhcp I need the router to use ...
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Routing DHCP traffic over the internet

i'd like to know if it's possible for the internet to be between a DHCP server and the network it's "assigned" to? so basically, something like this: -------------- ------------- ...
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Is there a way to use Bind9 $GENERATE directive for rDNS of ranges bigger than /24?

The $GENERATE directive of bind9 makes it possible to autogenerate the reverse mapping for a range of IPs what is really helpfull for reverse dns of a dhcp range. But it seems that the $GENERATE ...
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failing to configure a dhcp scope under Oracle Virtualbox

I've got a problem configuring a link between WS 2008 and Windows 7 both running as virtual machines (under Oracle VM 4.2.something). Static addresses do well, with both ping 192.168.1.2 (client) and ...
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pfSense + Squid, Windows 2008 DHCP

I recently installed pfSense and Squid3-dev on a spare machine. It is now connected to the network and Internet is working alright. The problem is that I can't get my users to go through Squid proxy ...
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ISC DHCP Option 82 binary-to-ascii for host declaration

If the relay agent encodes the option 82 as binary data (as is the case with Cisco and Brocade systems, at least), How can one perform this match: host 10-24-24-9 { host-identifier option ...
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dnsmasq(as DHCP server) isn't working in KVM+libvirt envirmont

I'm using dnsmasq as DHCP server in VM environment. But It didn't working. I disabled basic DHCP feature in libvirt. <network> <name>default</name> ...
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Forwarding DHCPOFFER through bridged OpenVPN

Setup: host <---> OpenVPN-client with DHCP-helper <---> OpenVPN-server <---> DHCP-Server Except "host" everything is setup with static IP's and routing works fine. All stations can ping ...
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DHCP Administrators Group: No Permissions Granted on DHCP Server

I have added 'Group1' as a member of the DHCP Administrators group in my domain. Problem is, Groups and/or Users added to that group are not given permissions to view/manage the DHCP servers. How do I ...
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DRBL without modifying the DHCP: Possible?

Following up this question I'd like to ask: I use the company's network, but I have no access to the DHCP. I'd like to set up a DRBL server to be able to (re-)install a Linux image any time I want ...
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dhclient doesn't get/ack offer on macvlan interface

Following this is excerpts of logs when trying to configure a macvlan interface. For some reason unknown to me, dhclient doesn't seem to get/ack the offer, how come? --- /etc/network/interfaces auto ...
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Adding Logic to DHCP Relay Agent

In our environment we have 3 DHCP Servers used for PXE booting. 1 - FreeBSD PXE 1 - Linux PXE 1 - Disked Imaging (clonezilla-like device) Each device requesting DHCP is on a separate subnet ...
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Windows DNS clients can't update PTR records, but can update A records (not ACLs)

I have clients configured via GPO with the following settings enabled: Dynamic Update Primary DNS Suffix Register DNS records with connection-specific DNS suffix Register PTR Records: Register I ...
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Dns: two pointer (PTR) with same IP resolve to different hosts

I have a Windows 2003 domain. DNS server and DHCP server run on domain controllers. Most workstations have DHCP enabled. Sometimes I have weird network problems and when I diagnose them I can find ...
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How to assign multiple IPv6 addresses with DHCPv6 to a single interface?

This seems to be possible based on the spec rfc 3315 page 23: Excerpt: The configuration information in an IA consists of one or more IPv6 addresses along with the times T1 and T2 for the IA. See ...
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Using DHCP, is it possible to obtain an IP address & MAC address for a cluster? [closed]

I know that DHCP assigns IP addresses, but does it also assign a MAC address? Is this a commonly used paradigm for cluster/cloud computing? Perhaps DHCP could be used to dynamically assign a new IP ...
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Clients getting server ip as their default gateway

I have a problem to solve. Scenario: LAN network 192.168.190.0/255 (1 server, 60 clients) Server Windows 2008 (server roles: mail server, print server, dhcp server...etc) 5 pxe-clients Debian ...
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Don't want isc-dhcp to ever reallocate reserved ip even if hosts is down

I've allocated ip's to some systems through dhcp and then made entries in dhcpd.conf for reservation so that these ip's are not allocated to other macs. But when the system with reserved ip is offline ...
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ISC DHCP Server scope error

Why am I getting the following error after modifying my dhcpd server config? option space definitions may not be scoped
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Windows Server DNS with non-Windows (Linux, Mac) Computers [duplicate]

How do I get my non-Windows (Linux, Mac) computers to properly register their IP address into my DNS server? Server Name: AD1 OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Roles: DNS, AD, DHCP DNS SETTINGS Dynamic ...
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DHCP Server Not Offering to PXE Client

DHCP Server Not Offering to PXE Client BACKGROUND: I'm in the process of adding PXE services to an existing SCCM 2007 server. The SCCM server is separate from the DHCP server (Server 2008 x86) and ...
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Best Practices Analyzer on Windows 8.1 erroneously complaining about DHCP Default Gateway

I'm using Server Manager on Win 8.1 Update and have DHCP installed and running on a Server Core 2012 R2 domain controller. The BPA believes Option 3 (Default Gateway/Router) is not set. But it ...
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2008 DC DHCP Inquiry

We have a few servers mainly for SVN, File and nightly builds. We only use the DC for ALC. Currently, I'm using the Sonicwall's Built in DHCP to issue IP's to developers. Of course if the firewall ...
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Windows 2012 DHCP Failover: Scope refuses failover config Error: 20044

I have a scope configured on a Windows 2012 DHCP server (primary in a hot standby config) with two Cisco Vendor class options. I've added the Vendor class options, identically, to the standby server. ...
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Retrieving kickstart and other .img file in pxe remote installation in CentOS

I am trying to installation CentOS through pxe tftp installation. Installation starts but it fails to download image files from the http server. but file are accessible on the http server. Logs from ...
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IBMi DHCP Dynamic DNS not communicating to DNS Server

I have a single IBMi server set up with a DHCP and DNS server running on it. I have set up the DNS forward and reverse zones for the local network to allow for dynamic updates, and I have set the ...