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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Preventing IP Phones from eating up DHCP addresses

We just installed a new IP phone system. The phones get their configuration via DHCP, which includes an option to set the phone to a different VLAN. The phone then requests an address via DHCP on that ...
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Cannot ping a VM from a Hyper-V host

I am facing a weird situation in my network environment. My infrastructure looks like this: I have a D-LINK DIR-635 acting as my default gateway (192.168.0.1) A physical Windows 2012 Server ...
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DHCP server - No IP for computers out of the domain

I would like to know if there is a way to deny leasing an IP address through my MS DHCP server to computers which are not registered in my domain. Thanks!
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3com 3101 or 3102 VOIP phones will not get DHCP/connect to network unless in specific location?

I am trying to figure out why at our company the 3com 3101 or 3102 phones we use, when NEW out of box will not jump on the network and update, unless they are at a specific physical location. For ...
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Is there any way to force my Linux box to always boot up with a self-assigned IP address?

This is perhaps an unusual request: I'm trying to get a Debian Linux box to always give itself a self-assigned IP address (i.e. 169.254.x.y) on boot. In particular, I want it to do that even when ...
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Two IPv4 adapters in same PC on same network valid? [migrated]

Is it valid to have two network adapters on the same PC have the same network portion in their IPv4 address? If not why is my DHCP server doing so and how should I setup my DHCP server to have it ...
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Linux static dhcp ip for visitor access internet without requesting MAC address? [closed]

Currently, my company internet access for visitor are required to request MAC address from them if they want to access to internet. Can we do something like the Hotel wifi? they just access to the ...
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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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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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Draytek AP Wireless Bridge IP Issues For LAN Devices

OK, I have a very messy network at my office, piggybacking off a neighbor's WIFI for internet (with their permission). I have a Netgear Router + DNS (DGN2200) connecting via LAN to a Draytek 800AP. ...
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Client see Windows Deployment Services but still get “selected boot device failed” error

Like the title says I can't Windows Deployment Services working. The client laptop has an ethernet IP address of 10.0.4.94. On the secondary DHCP server I've set option 60 to PXEClient, option 66 to ...
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Failover DHCP Windows 2012

Is Windows 2012 failover DHCP (hot standby) compatible with Windows 2003? I'm not sure if it's enough to create a Windows 2012 DHCP server and configure failover options.
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Windows Server DHCP assignment based on MAC of client

I need to serve slightly different DHCP information to clients based on the MAC address prefix. MAC addresses from a particular vendor need to have PXE assigned to a certain host, while all other ...
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Automatic subdomain wildcard for DHCP-DDNS additions?

I'm running dhcp-4.0.2 server and bind-9.6.1-P3. When a new Mac OSX DHCP client with the name "harry" connects to the network, the DHCP server gives it a lease, and adds appropriate A & PTR ...
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Understanding DHCPv6 Stateful Solicit message

I have been reading the full RFC 3315 and trying to generated spoofed nodes to ask for IPv6 address. (only for practice) Right now, I have a Ubuntu with wide-dhcpv6-server (the DHCPv6 server), one ...
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Configure DHCP role on windows server without starting it

we want to migrate our dhcp service from a linux server to a windows 2008 r2 server. We have a huge list of mac-ip static leases. Is it possible to install a dhcp role on the windows server and ...
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Two LAN cables when using Remote Access Card?

I recently bought a HP MicroServer N54L and a HP Remote Access Card. Connecting to the server over a KVM viewer for BIOS setup etc. works fine, but when it comes to installing Ubuntu 14.04. the ...
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How to fix stalled connection on large download

I have a cisco 1921 router performing routing and NAT function. Cisco 3750 is performing layer 3 core switching duties. Users are complaining about large file transfers being stalled (not dropped) ...
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Ensure Macs get correct machine name from DHCP?

I have a problem in our network where our Mac's occasionally get given the wrong machine name while, I guess, getting a new DHCP lease. The DHCP servers are Windows based - the bulk of our network ...
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Ubuntu - dhcp server 'not configured to listen on any interfaces'

I'm at my wits end on this one; I have tried for hours to get this to work, but I'm stumped. Hope one of you can help. :-) I'm trying to get dhcp3-server to work on Ubuntu. It's installed, and ...
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Who has the highest priority DHCP or static IP?

I have a printer at work, for some reason the router refuses to assign a specific IP for that printer via DHCP reservation and I had to configure it with a static IP. Sometimes the printer is off. I ...
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Cleanup DHCPD leases as well as DDNS Entries

I have a fairly simple set up on a Debian server I'm running. I currently have isc-dhcp-server installed along with bind9. I set up my zone and my reverse lookup zones and set up dynamic updates, it's ...
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Get dhcp ip from a specific server [closed]

In a network that comes with two dhcp servers, how can I get network configured from one server instead of the other? Let's say there are 2 dhcp servers named A and B. My computer always get network ...
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WDS and DHCP - PXE-E11/55 errors

I have been doing some testing with MDT/WDS and yesterday, out-of-blue, my virtual PC doesn't want to boot from a network to WDS server. Here is the setup (all stations are virutulized, vSphere 5.5): ...
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Edit dhcpd.conf through the WEB page [closed]

Good afternoon. Please suggest an elegant way to solve the following question: There is a server on Linux (CentOS 6.5 x86) with dhcp/nfs/http/tftp, which is used to load the images on specialized ...
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DHCP Trouble; getting APIPA addresses

I am having trouble with the DHCP Client. I am using a Netgear fvs336gv2 firewall. I recently upgraded to the new firmware and did a factory default reset and reconfigured all the vpn tunnels and LAN. ...
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Domain Controller offline for a few days

My primary domain controller died over the weekend, its motherboard is being replaced tomorrow. I have been told that the mac address of the server may change once the new motherboard is installed. ...
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Dynamic DNS Updates with Wireless and Wired interfaces

We have offices full of Windows & Mac users who obtain IP addresses from a Windows DHCP server, which in turn updates Dynamic DNS entries. We are noticing major inconsistencies with the ...
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How could I fix “No subnet declaration for restart (0.0.0.0)”?

I have a DHCP service installed on my distribution, Backtrack 5 R2 (ubuntu 10.04) and it was working fine, but when I began to configure DNS it suddenly stoped working, how can I make it work again?? ...
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Juniper SSG5 DHCP IP Pool is full. Unable to offer IP address to client

hope we have some Juniper guys around, I have configured a Juniper SSG5 as our main firewall/router the DHCP server set on interface bgroup1 to have a rang from 10.10.10.76 to 10.10.10.210 All ...
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Is firewall blocking the ARP messages?

When a clients tries to boot via network (with PXE protocol), it fails with this message PXE-E11: ARP timeout PXE-E11: ARP timeout PXE-E38: TFTP cannot open connection dhcpd shows that it assigns ...
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DHCP on main interface (eth1) and static on eth1:0

So the configuration is a bit weird, from our internet provider we get an IP via DHCP, there's also a whole subnet that's routed to this IP. I solved it by adding a second interface with the static ...
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incorrent subnet/mask combination

For a network interface, I have defined a range of addresses for DHCP. 3: eth1: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UNKNOWN qlen 1000 link/ether 08:00:27:5a:3e:be ...
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starting dhcpd failed (Centos)

i have a issue related to dhcp i have configured my dhcp according to my ip and all ... but it fails. when i try to start the service... i tried to trouble shoot and i stopped the firewall ...
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force dhcp server to always run

I have an Ubuntu machine with two Ethernet network interfaces and on one of them I am running a DHCP server (isc-dhcp-server). I noticed that the server daemon stops running whenever I suspend the ...
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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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Query DHCP with mac address

I am trying to create a dynamic IP resolver using python3 on linux to query a windows DHCP server and return the IP that it would be given. My purpose is to supply the returned IP address as a ...
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DHCP_HOSTNAME isn't working consistently in RedHat 7

Under RedHat/Centos 6.x I used DHCP_HOSTNAME=`hostname -s` in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 to pass client hostname to DHCP for registration in DNS and this worked flawlessly. I'm now ...
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Excessive DHCP requests in /var/log/messages: DHCPINFORM, DHCPACK and DHCPREQUEST repeated

I have a CentOS 5.5 system running DHCP for several subnets. In /var/log/messages, I'm seeing constant DHCPINFORM, DHCPACK and DHCPREQUEST messages. I don't understand why these requests are more ...
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Centos TFTP boot server without a dhcpd server

Good Day, I want to ask the comunity if it is possible to setup a TFTP boot server without running a local dhcpd server on the local box? The setup currently looks like this? What is currently ...
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Gateway gets stripped from DHCP Reply through OpenVPN tunnel

I have a bridged OpenVPN setup. This is my server config: port 1194 proto udp dev tap0 ca /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/ca.crt cert /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/server.crt key ...
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How to setup redundant dns and dhcp servers with automatic dns updates on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to configure two virtual servers running Ubuntu to act as primary and secondary DNS and DHCP servers in my lan. I was able to get bind9 working as master and slave DNS servers. I was able ...
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Windows DHCP MAC-Range to Scope allocation

I wonder if there is any options to map a specific Range of MAC addresses to a specific DHCP address scope. The thing is, I want a specific scope for address allocation to bridged Virtual Machines ...
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DHCP failover didn't work when one server was offline

I'm running two DHCP servers both with Windows Server 2012. They are set up as with high availability using "load balanced, split 50/50." They named DC1 and DC2. This morning, DC1 was frozen, there ...
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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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Cisco AP vlan setup

I have been racking my brain since last night and all morning with this problem...luckily it's not in a production environment yet. I have done many searches and have come up with the same responses ...
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Debian interfaces file - ignore gateway and dns entries from dhcp

In gentoo, this is as simple as: dhcp_ethX="nodns nogateway" How should I go about this in the interfaces file?
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iPads not showing signs of connection with wireless network

I have just started to work for London company which provides iPads for some typs of conferences within UK. Those iPads connect to our own wireless networks and pull out the data from the local ...
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Inconsistent DHCP replies with Windows 2008R2 DHCP server

I've got a Windows 2008R2 standard server running DHCP services. We've noticed that certain clients are receiving inconsistent DHCP replies. We have over 175 Windows workstations in this VLAN that ...
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Configure OpenNebula to use DHCP

I'm trying to configure OpenNebula to use the DHCP server that already exists on my network. Yes, I already know that OpenNebula manages virtual mac addresses rather than IP addresses, but that ...