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dhcpd pool exhaustion - What's the result?

I have a DHCP server that serves leases to several houndred, maybe up to a thousand, different clients on an average day. The pool consists of 242 IPs, and due to the highly dynamic nature of the ...
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Re-mapping a new IP address to existing mac address in dhcpd.conf not able to provide new IP address to client machine

I did a re-mapping of a MAC address to a different IP address in the dhcpd.conf file and restart the dhcpd service. Say initially it was like, host host1 { hardware ethernet 00:56:9D:5E:45:6D; ...
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Is using wildcards for hostnames in dhcp module of dnsmasq possible?

I want to have all machines with a hostname that starts with foobar- assigned an IP from a specific range with an infinite lease. All other machines should have a volatile IP. I did the following but ...
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Multiple DHCP relay servers after one another?

Is it possible to have multiple dhcp relay servers in line? IOW DHCP client <=> DHCP Relay A <=> DHCP Relay B <=> DHCP server
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How can I have DHCPD read a list of MACs from a file in order to provide different options?

Not sure if there is a better way to ask but basically I am trying to take a file with a list of MACs and provide different dhcp options to those clients.
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Is there a free linux distribution that provides network services with an Web interface? [closed]

What I have in mind and used is a commercial gateway/firewall with an web-interface for configuration that has this specifications: Administration Network Monitoring and logging Authentication ...
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Force the DHCP server to renew the IP address of a client machine, without doing anything in client machine

I would like to know, if there is a way I could force the DHCP server to renew the IP address of a client machine instantly, without me going to the client machine? In fact, imagine, I don't have ...
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Computers using ::1 for DNS server on DHCP ipv6

When ever i look at ipconfig /all i see that my computers are getting ::1 for the first DNS server from my dhcp server. I have removed this entry from the list of DNS server in the options, but the ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 ISC-DHCP-Server not working using standard configuration

I have been trying to configure the isc-dhcp-server package to assign ip addresses to devices connected to my eth1 adapter. Current Configuration interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto ...
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Windows Server 2008 DHCPv6 Role only providing IPv6 address to Windows DHCPv6 clients?

Testing a Windows Server 2008 Enterprise SP2 server with a DHCPv6 server role configured. The Scope for the IPv6 range is 2001:db8:0:1::, there is only one exclusion and that is 2001:db8:0:1::1 and ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 Unable to locate package dhcp3-server

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu Server version 12.04 and am trying to install a dhcp server package using the following command: sudo apt-get install dhcp3-server However I get this: Reading ...
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dhcpd multiple domain-name-servers

I know it's possible to assign at least two DNS servers via DHCP. For example: option domain-name-servers 8.8.8.8, 4.2.2.2; But I wanted to know if I could also add a third DNS or if this would ...
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Is there a match on incoming interface in DHCPd classes?

(Note, the title of the question Is there a way to classify DHCP requests based on the interface they're coming from? is what I want answered, but it doesn't actually ask that question for a ...
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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 ...
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Temporary DHCP Static Leases [closed]

I want to set up a DHCP server that gives out semi-static leases. Allow me to explain. I want the server to give out static leases (I think these are also referred to as "sticky" leases) to users, ...
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DDNS Not Creating Journal (Dhcpd and Named)

* EDIT 1 * After monkeying with additional debug logging I see some log entries of interest. 27-Jul-2012 23:45:26.537 general: error: zone example.lan/IN/internal: journal rollforward failed: no more ...
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DHCP options “not user configurable”

I'm using dhcp on both client and server on Linux machine I would like to "force" some dhcp options from the dhcp server to the dhcp client Specifically I'd like the client to set into his lease ...
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Openwrt isc-dhcpd-4.2.4

Every time the dhcp service starts, it listens not only on 0.0.0.0:67 but also on 0.0.0.0:PORT where PORT is a random number. Anyone knows where this behaviour comes from? root@OpenWrt:/# netstat ...
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Unathorizing and removing DHCP role

I am removing DHCP from one of my server (Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise), besides running: netsh dhcp delete server server name *server IP* and the removing DCHP role itself from Server ...
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Determine the IP address of the DHCP server from a client machine

I would like to know what is the best way to get the DHCP server address from a client (linux based), who just got an IP address from the DHCP server? I searched and found this in most of the ...
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Is there a way to classify DHCP requests based on the interface they're coming from?

As the question title states, I want to classify my clients based on the interface their requests are coming from. Can this be done with normal matching? Or should I restrict the DHCP server to only ...
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DHCPD Offering ip address on wrong subnet

I just recently added a new subnet for our wireless network to our DHCP configuration for the 192.168.254.0 subnet. Most of the time when wireless clients connect it works just fine. However, ...
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Get/Assign IP addresses assigned by the DHCP sever with DLink switches in between

In our office the setup is like we have a UBUNTU server with DHCP Server connected to all the PCS via 24 port and 8 port DLink switches. How can I find all the PCS(with client name, ip and mac ...
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DNS for locally defined domians not working in regular intervals

I have been having a strange problem with our locally hosted DNS (bind on ubuntu server). We have a DNS server that hosts several locally defined domains (for example, myserver.localnetwork). ...
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DHCPd and DHCPc on different UDP port?

Is it possible to create a run another custom dhcp service on different UDP port. For example port 70 and 71? Therefore all my clients pre-configured to accept this instruction and if fails fall ...
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Windows 2008 DHCP service fails - “…failed to see a directory server for authorization.”

I have a small environment running Windows 2008 R2 where the DHCP service on the domain controller fails every two weeks. The most-visible error is Event ID 1059 and the Event Viewer message is: ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - DHCP Failover

We currently have 2 domain controllers for failover running Windows Server 2008 R2. Is it possible to mirror DHCP scopes on both DC's? Also how do I go about finding what settings were originally ...
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DHCPD on FreeNAS?

I've got a FreeNAS install I've been using for a while, and wanted to set it up to serve as a network boot server. I downloaded and installed the isc-dhcpd-server, configured the tftp+iscsi+etc ...
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ISC-DHCPD failover, Modifying host definitions via OMAPI

Background: I'm working on replacing my single DHCP server with 2 in a failover configuration. When I do a DHCP request I see the lease is created in both dhcpd.leases files on each server. However, I ...
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Is there an official way to detect an existing DHCP server?

I'm planning a new feature on our product to support a LAN. Since the installation will be done by relatively non-technical people (it's for boats) I was thinking it would be useful to automatically ...
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OS X bootpd as dhcp server not giving out ip addresses

I'm experimenting with PXE lan-boot on my Mac OS 10.6; After some prolonged trouble shooting, I've gotten to the point where LaunchD is nicely running bootpd with the following options: <?xml ...
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DHCPv6 Server IP address

I am new to DHCPv6. In dhcpv4 we have Option 54 to retrieve the Server Identifier (ie. Server IP address) in DHCP message. Similarly how to retrieve DHCPv6 Server IPv6 address in DHCPv6 Message. I ...
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ipcop + active directory

im planning to install IPCop linux in my company. My problem is that the current router/dhcp/server is also running active directory. What configuration should I use to keep the old active directory ...
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dhcpd: varying vendor-class-identifier

I'm having trouble selectively sending parameters in response to a DHCP Inform packet using groups (or even without, just using host declarations) for bootp stuff. My configuration file right now ...
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Setting up DHCP server behind two routers

I have a network configured in the following fashion: |-> Imaging server (192.168.1.42) |-> 192.168.1.100-150 range Internet->Router A-+-> Router ...
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What is the ip-forwarding option in dhcpd.conf?

From O'Reilly's book "TCP/IP Network Administration": option ip-forwarding 0 | 1; Specifies if the client should do IP forwarding. 0 disables IP forwarding, and 1 enables it. The only IP ...
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Multiple DHCP servers available to virtual networks in VMware - how to set priority?

In a VMware ESXi 4.1 lab environment*, I have a pair of virtual networks configured (10.0.4.x and 10.0.10.x). On both networks is a DHCP server. The problem is that the networks are routable to each ...
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2 NICs Windows 2k8 Server DHCP

Hi I have 2 NICs on my Windows 2008 R2 Server and I want to be able to have 1 NIC connected to the router (Wan) and 1 connected to a standalone switch (Lan) and act as an DHCP server. I want it to act ...
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ASA5505 DHCP relay to server 2008 R2 DHCP server

We have split our network up to add further security. I observe that the DHCP relay is working correctly and forwarding the packets to assign the IP address, but it's not appearing under "leased ...
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Error - reading DHCP configuration file. No such file or directory. Solaris 10

I'm currently working on a Sparc Sun-Fire-280R running Solaris 10 8/10. The machine has dhcp-server preconfigured to use NIS from the onset but I don't have any knowledge of where those config files ...
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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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Guest Internet access for an hotel

First of all, thanks so much for all the help from all the techies on this site. We have to implement the ability for guests to use the internet over wireless for an hotel. When guests check into ...
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Cofiguring DHCP server on ubuntu

I am trying to configure DHCP server on Ubuntu but facing some problems. Steps I have followed are given below: Step 1 # apt-get install dhcp3-server I faced following problem during ...
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Some clients aren't updating using dhcpd's “ddns-update-style interim” with Windows dns servers

I am using dhcpd 3.0.5 and Windows 2008 R2 for dns. I have "ddns-update-style interim;" set and the Windows server is set to allow unauthenticated updates. Most of the time this works great, but ...
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IPV6 Bind/DNS DHCP

We are run the one event in that there 7000 people are visiting, with Laptop to provide then internet access. We thought of setting up IPV6 DNS/DHCP all this people will be use LAN cable to get ...
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DHCP scope size to number of DHCP hosts ratio

Is a DCHP scope range of x.x.x.100 to x.x.x.200 large enough for 65 dynamic hosts? I manage a small windows domain which has grown some. We now have 65 hosts using a DHCP scope range of 100 ip ...
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Using Windows Server 2008 R2 and PfSense [closed]

Hey I want to setup my personal home network so that R2 is dishing out DHCP and currently my PfSense box is doing this for me. my setup is motorola surfboard to PfSense to switch. How do I configure ...
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Using DHCP with Multi-Homed NICs

I am trying to steer away from our current manual addressing system and embrace the decades-old wonder of DHCP. In our domain and even at my home network DHCP is great - I can use address reservations ...
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Host DHCP services on server or firewall/router?

I've been debating with myself about the best place for hosting a LAN's DHCP services. I have the option of either on a sonicwall firewall or a Windows 2008 server. The two things I was looking for ...
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Getting same IP address for cloned Virtual Images

I was trying to install 3 VM and instead of creating them individually (by using the New VM) I actually cloned them. Now after I start the VM (they are running in the bridge mode) all the VM's are ...