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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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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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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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How to get host-name from DHCP server via Network Manager?

I can get hostname and ip address from DHCP server with invoking the script under /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/ directory as explained here on client side. I assigned host-name and ip address in ...
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1answer
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CentOS 5 domain-search from DHCP server ignored by dhclient

I have a DHCP server running ISC dhcpd which offers the option domain-search "domain.local"; option. This is being ignored by a particular CentOS 5 dhclient which is removing the search parameter in ...
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How to DHCP request a second, different, IP for the same physical interface?

(Similar to this question, but with two different DHCP-assigned IPs) Is there any way to let dhclient or dhcpcd request two different IPs for one physical interface, e.g. via virtual interfaces eth0 ...
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How to send several instances of the vendor-specific options to a DHCP server using dhclient?

I need to send vendor-options to DHCP server using dhclient (ISC). I've added following lines in the dhclient.conf: option dhcp6.vendor-class code 16 = {integer 32, integer 16, string}; send ...
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How to override the network DHCP Server settings to be specific to my own .conf file?

Basically, I have want to test out WPAD(Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol ) , PAC. But I would like to do it without touching the Network DHCP server. So, can you suggest a way in which I can achieve ...
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DHCP issue in our network, could it be hidden 2nd DHCP server?

Something weird happened today. We have a TP-LINK wifi router in our office distributing a pool of IPs 192.168.80-200. There are some windows and some linux boxes. One of the linux boxes (CentOS) ...
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How do I force dhclient to use last known IP?

This is for fault tolerance in a client/server app. The business says that when the network is unavailable, the app must still run. And it will, provided it doesn't lose it's IP address. The problem ...
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Mac OSX server command equivalent for dhclient?

Is there an MacOS command that makes a dhcp request, and renews the old lease, drops it for a new one, or usefully reports errors or lack of response from a dhcp server? This would both help fix ...
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dhclient requests filling memory?

Dammit Jim, I'm a web developer, not a sys admin. With that out of the way, my client's has a CentOS server (6.2) that is only serving a single Magento site (and the associated MySQL server) and it ...
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Why is dhclient issuing a unicast DHCPREQUEST every ~15 seconds instead of at T1/T2 timers?

I am running a CentOS 6.2 server as my gateway and firewall, while also providing some internal services. This is a setup I have had for years using various hardware and distributions (redhat based). ...
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107 views

DHCP IPV6 Environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DHCP IPV6 Environment in DHCPV4 for discover, request we mention the source ip as 0.0.0.0,what it could be the in DHCPv6.Similarly we mention the multicast address as ...
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542 views

Request multiple IP-addresses via DHCP on a single physical interface (OpenBSD)

On OpenBSD, is it possible to request multiple IP-addresses via DHCP on a single physical interface? It looks like DHCP leased addresses can't be assigned as aliases. I though of creating a virtual ...
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217 views

How to enable DHCP address release with dhclient

We have a subnet with a couple of hundred virtual machines that: boot up do some short heavy computational task and shut down. The average life of a vm here is about 20 minutes. It's critical ...
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How to request dhcp (using dhclient) on a virtual interface (i.e. eth0:1)

This seems to work fine: dhclient eth0 ifconfig eth0:1 192.168.1.105 up But not this: ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.105 up dhclient eth0:1 Is there any way to get dhcp on a virtual address?
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How to configure radvd, dhcpd6, routing and /64 subnet based on delegated prefix by DHCPv6-PD server?

My ISP has just started IPv4/IPv6 dual stack service. In order to connect IPv4/IPv6 internet, almost all users usually use a CPE leased by the ISP. But I want to use my Linux router instead of such ...
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2answers
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Register A records for my Linux box on my Windows 2008 DNS/DHCP server

I've a network which is mainly Windows: Windows 2008 server (with DNS/DHCP as well as AD), and various mainly Windows machines (servers, XP, 7). I know trying to add few Linux boxes, and can't make ...
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4answers
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resolv.conf after reboot on CentOS 5.5 EC2 instance

I'm having trouble getting my CentOS 5.5 EC2 instances (both i386 and x86_64) to properly populate resolv.conf after booting. No matter what I do, I end up with the default EC2 resolv.conf: ; ...
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dhclient append settings from multiple DHCP servers

I have a server with two interfaces connected to two separate networks, using DHCP for both. When dhclient is writing /etc/resolv.conf, I would like it to append settings that aren't already there. ...
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2answers
920 views

Linux:/sbin/dhclient to bind to a specific interface?

I'm running RHEL5.5 and have several network interfaces (eth0, eth1, eth2) on the machine. I wish to make /sbin/dhclient bind its UDP port 68 on specific interfaces (eth0 and eth2) but when I do ...
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2answers
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VMWare Workstation w/Ubuntu 10.04 Server: DHCP Issues

Hey all. Bit of a possibly simple DHCP issue with my Ubuntu 10.04 Server (VMWare Guest). When I sudo dhclient eth0 it sends out plenty of DHCPDISCOVERs but doesn't get any DHCPOFFERs back from the ...
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DHCLIENT.CONF System variables

I've just a little question. My DNS Servers are updated by our DHCP Server (Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 SP2). My clients are Debian Linux Distro's, and I have to modify my DHCLIENT.CONF file on it to ...
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Update hostname from Debian machine with DHCP to a Windows 2008 DNS server

I have a XenServer installation with Debian (lenny) machines created on a daily basis using a script which creates the machine from a template and assigns it with a new hostname. Our network has a ...