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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Slow Starting DHCP Client Service - HP Thin Clients

We have recently began adding XPe thin clients to our domain in preperation for a new citrix environment. One thing that has been picked up on in testing is that they appear slow to boot. The issue ...
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Sonicwall bulk DHCP reservation

We are migrating over to using SonicWALL as our firewall from Microsoft Forefront TMG. I have managed to export our DHCP Reservations from the DHCP Service running on our TMG box but want to avoid ...
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Given IP address, but can only ping sometimes

I have a debian server that acts as a wifi router and DHCP and FTP server. I want to connect to this server using a Canon Wireless File Transmitter. I can connect and receive an IP address. I can ...
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RRAS with DHCP when the IP pool is on a different subnet

I run a small business network and the last couple of days I have been setting up some equipment to add VPN capabilities to our network. I've got the following set up: Windows 2008 R2 with RRAS - ...
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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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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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Can multiple VLANs be provided with multicast addresses by a single MADCAP server?

Can a single DHCP server provide dynamic multicast addresses for hosts in many VLANs using MADCAP, just like it can provide hosts with unicast addresses via ip-helper? Or from a Cisco perspective, ...
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Logging dhcrelay, other than redirecting the -d debug option?

I am hoping to find a way to log the activity of the isc dhcrelay service, apart from redirecting it's "-d" debugging output to a file and logrotating it. I need a long-term record of what the ...
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Multiple NICs config, disconnecting eth0 disconnects all other interfaces

Good Day, I'm using hardware that streams data, it has 4 Lan ports and is running Linux 2.6.23. I've run into some strange behavior with ARP tables reporting multiple IP addresses to single MAC ...
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Wireless router not allocating correct IP addresses

I have a WAG320N wireless router setup as a DHCP relay to my Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise server. The IP of the router is 137.248.21.1 The IP of the server is 137.248.21.10 The scope for the server is ...
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How can you route DHCP requests through a non-default gateway?

I'm hosting some KVM virtual machines on a server with two NICs, eth0 and eth1. I have two networks 192.168.100/24 and 192.168.200/24. I have set up bridges as per ...
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Windows Server 2008 DHCP with RRAS

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 which is a member of a domain, but is placed in a remote location. The server is directly connected to Internet. Clients need to access a particular insecure TCP ...
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associate dhcp requests with subdomains in dnsmasq

I have dnsmasq running as a dns server with a number of linux boxes using static ips that run several virtual hosts on subdomains. I currently have the following address line in my dnsmasq.conf to ...
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Windows DHCP Clients Randomly Revert To Old DNS Servers

In this one network I have, I am moving from a linux infrastructure to a Windows infrastructure. This has been a staged process. Originally there was no Windows infrastructure. DNS, NIS, and DHCP ...
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specific IP Attribution with isc-dhcp-server with freeradius authentication

I would like to assign specific address to my clients, regarding their radius authentication. For exemple, user1 (group user) authenticate on radius, dhcp gives him 192.168.1.1 as IP user2 (group ...
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Polycom phone not requesting DHCP offer

My Polycom IP550 phone is not requesting the DHCP address that my windows 2012 server offered it. I have done a wireshark capture on a mirrored port on our switch and you can see that the phone is ...
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Under CentOS6.5, DNS Server build with DHCP, Client can't ping domain-name, but IP can

I'm trying to build a DHCP and DNS server. I check that client ip is ok to capture (11.11.0.1), ping server ip (11.11.0.9) is ok, but ping domain name (example.com) is not ok. On the server, ping ...
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Using Microsoft DHCP with Linux PXE/TFTP/kickstart

I have a microsoft dhcp server already in the network and i have linux servers for pxe/tftp/kickstart. I would think that it would work using a ms dchp server with pxe/tftp on linux but im not sure, ...
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DHCP Config for Server 2012 R2

This question may have been covered before, but it is rather complex and haven't found a similar post, so please be kind! I think my issue is rather unique, so I'll try to explain as best I can. I'm ...
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DHCP, IP conflict on LAN (pfsense)

On my router I occasinally get a log with multible entries like this. It is a LAN with DHCP so I guess here should be no conflict at all... Is there a nature to this? May 11 09:24:36 220002 ...
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Configure WiFi and LAN network to use the same Kerio DHCP server

We have a local network in the company: An Ubuntu server hosted for VPS. Kerio Control Appliance 8.5 installed on VPS as internet & DHCP server . WiFi modem connected to eth0 of Kerio. eth1 of ...
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Virtualbox vm lstp client login blank for lstp server on ubuntu 14.04 , what I'm missing here..?

I am trying to configure a lstp server ( ip of lstp server : 172.16.40.0 ) on a 64bit ubuntu 14.04 and check it network booting virtualbox vm (harddisk less vm) I configured everything according to ...
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How to configure DHCPv6 and DNSv6 configuration in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm planning to configure DHCPv6 and DNS server in my network. I would like to understand whether both DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 can be configured using isc-dhcp-server service? When i tried nslookup ...
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DHCP Server ignores DHCPDISCOVER request

Within a VPN I am trying to implement dhcp. I have the following setup now: DHCP Server (dnsmasq) is listening/should listen on a virtual network interface. The interface is configured as follows: $ ...
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WES09 Client not registering with dns suffix

I have HP thin clients, some running Windows Embedded Standard 2009, and some running WES 7. They are all getting DHCP addresses from our Server 2012 R2 DHCP server, with AD integrated DNS. With both ...
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DHCP export using netsh

I'm trying to export a DHCP database using the following command: netsh dhcp server export c:\dhcpdb.dat all However it completes with the error WARNING: Could not obtain host information from ...
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Setting DHCP hostname with Cobbler

I have configured the DHCP to work with Cobbler in a way that the client will get its hostname assigned by DHCP (by using the option host-name in /etc/cobbler/dhcp.template). It works fine if I run ...
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Ubuntu DHCP-RELAY Error

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server running as a router (4 NICs with IP forwarding turned on). The routing/forwarding component is working fine. However, I now wish to implement a DHCP-Relay/IP helper so I ...
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Use export-smigserversetting vs. export-dhcp

Any reason to use one over the other (export-smigserversetting vs export-dhcp) when migrating DHCP from Server 2008 to server 2012 R2?
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Hyper-V with DHCP enabled Host

I am trying to set up a Hyper-V enviroment. This is what I am trying to do : Install Server 2012 r2 on the machine as the HOST. Install DHCP, DNS and Hyper-V on the Host Machine. Using Hyper-V ...
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Unique record per ip address on Windows DNS

I have a little problem with my DNS server under Windows domain. My DNS server gets automatic registration from clients by dhcp. Please consider this situation: Computer PC01 with dhcp address ...
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IPv6 DHCP for Hyper-V Guests

I have the following configuration: W2K12 with Hyper-V and DHCP Role installed, and I have IPv6 block. The goal is to assign IPv6 via DHCP to guest VMs, and make guest VM to have access to the ...
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How can I assign an IP by UID in DHCPd

Here was answered how to assign an IP by MAC address. I want DHCPd server to assign IP by UID. Can i just add record to dhcpd.conf in the same manner? For example: host example { uid ...
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DHCP from Cisco 1921 failing after switch nr 2

I have a network which uses a Cisco 1921 router. The router is connected to a Dell Powerconnect 2848 switch and from that switch is a connection to a small SOHO Planet switch which 3 computers connect ...
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DHCP relay offer packet dropped

I'm trying to get DHCP relay set up on our Cisco SGE2010P switch. Sadly, we can't afford a catalyst switch right now. It looks like I have everything configured correctly, but something is going ...
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OpenVZ, veth interface and getting ip from dhcp from the inside of containers

I have OpenVZ server (centos) with one interface eth0, also I have dhcp server in the same network. I need container with ip from dhcp server. So, I created guest node with the veth interface, after ...
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Windows Server 2008 reboots when DHCP server is down

I have two Windows Server 2008 servers. Both of them have static ips, both of them are domain controllers. The first one run a server based software, the second one is our dhcp server. Some times the ...
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pfsense router dhcp “periodic error: no ip”

A simple /20 subnet with aprox 300 users. All DHCP. One LAN only Sometimes some of the users report that they get no IP. After minutter or as long as an hour they regain access. Unfortunately ...
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Windows DHCP client only using one DNS server?

I have a PC running Windows 7 professional. It is a DHCP client. The DHCP server is sending it two DNS servers. This has been verified with packet captures. However, after running ipconfig /release ...
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Small Office WiFi config for iPhones

I purchased an ASUS RT-AC66u wireless router for use in a small office. I have the router configured as an access point, DHCP is turned off. It is using a static IP of 10.10.10.251. My DHCP server ...
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DirectAccess Multiple Subnet Deployment

I am looking at doing a DirectAccess rollout on AWS using a single Server 2012 R2 instance behind an edge device. My clients are mostly running Windows 7 Pro/Ultimate, but there will be some other ...
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DHCP Requests cannot get through Switch

First a little about the network setup: We are a smaller department of a larger school. We have 7 offices with TP-Link managed switches as well as 20 APs and 24 classrooms. The switches, APs and ...
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DHCP Server configuring

I've been configured DNS and DHCP on Windows Server 2012 correctly. But when I open the DHCP server from start menu and server manager, I get different result. When I run DHCP manager from server ...
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Internet drops out randomly for short periods of time (LAN issue)

I run a network (I'm just a math teacher) at my school. We get random 10 or so minute periods (I'd guess three a day on average) where the Internet is not accessible from within the LAN. If I go to ...
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Why need DHCP Relay (Watchguard) inside the Trusted network?

I run a small network that looks like this: { Win 2008 server , desktops , Wifi AP} -> Switch -> Watchguard XTM21 firewall (the Switch is connected to the XTM's Trusted interface ; the XTM ...
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Change network mask DHCP server

Currently i have a Ubuntu with isc-dhcp-server running with the following configuration authoritative; ddns-update-style interim; ignore client-updates; subnet 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 { ...
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Sonicwall L2TP Server is using a “phantom” internal DHCP server

Following a few articles on options 121 and 249, I'd like to push out routes to the L2TP VPN clients using the internal DHCP server on the Sonicwall. However, the Sonicwall seems to be using a ...
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How to identify hosts with bridged adapters

We have an issue with our Windows DHCP server randomly having bad address errors. The current top theory is that there is a host within that pool with bridged network adapters, causing all sorts of ...
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What is the default behavior when a RHEL 6.x DHCP client fails to renew its address?

I have had experience with some RHEL 6 servers that were found unreachable, and investigation of the console revealed that they had failed to renew their IP address, and eth0 was without an IP. There ...
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DNS options on Cisco switch providing DHCP

At the company work for we decided to move DHCP duties from a Windows server to our 3750-X switch stack that's the gateway for our network. I researched the commands needed and cobbled together the ...