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2answers
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how to get a connection between Windows and Linux without an existing DHCP server

Scenario: In general a ubuntu machine (called server) runs in a network and gets an IP from it. Due to testing, sometimes a windows machine (client) is physical connected to the ubuntu machine ...
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2answers
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Multiple DHCP servers [duplicate]

In what circumstances should you configure multiple DHCP servers on the same subnet? My understanding of using more than one DHCP server is that your clients will use the nearest DHCP which could be ...
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1answer
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Command Equivalent to Reseating a Network Cable

I'm remotely accessing a network where I'm testing two separate dhcp servers where: 1) Both dhcp servers are on the same subnet. 2) The dhcp servers do not have overlapping ip pools. 3) Each dhcp ...
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4answers
937 views

What does a DHCP-client consider to be the “best” answer?

We have training rooms where normally Windows XP is installed (via PXE). The "normal" DNS/DHCP infrastructure are Windows-Servers. The training room has its own VLAN (different from the Windows ...
2
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2answers
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Technically, could I use DHCP on a DHCP Server?

I know that it is not usual, but could I use dinamic IP address on a server that is running a DHCP Server instead of setting a static IP address on it? Is there a restriction of my Windows DHCP ...
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1answer
67 views

Setting Windows Server 2003 DHCP

I have a Windows server 2003 with two NIC one is setup to connect to the network with static IP/internet, and the other one is supposed to be used internally as DHCP server. However I am having ...
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2answers
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Why some DHCP clients are not showing DNS names?

I have a Linux server running ISC DHCPd and BIND DNS. Clients that receive their IP from DHCPd sometimes seem to update the DNS with their DNS info., but sometimes not. Any ideas why this might occur? ...
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1answer
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Moving from ISC DHCPd to Windows Server 2008 R2 DHCP

I currently have a Linux server running ISC DHCPd and I'd like to eliminate this server and move to a Windows DHCP server. I'm wondering if there is an easy way to accomplish this or if someone could ...