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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Access Denied DHCP Tool

I cannot figure out why this is happening, when opening the DHCP tool on my server, I get the following message. Access Is Denied You do not have access to this DHCP server. To view information ...
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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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Windows 7 Pro - DNS Servers changed on DHCP-enabled workstations over weekend, not sure how

This morning I came in to our SOHO office (>5 users) to reports of the internet not working. I tried all the usual simple fixes like cycling switches (each user has a switch at their desk) then I ...
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Binding ISC DHCPD to a virtual (heartbeat) interface

I had a DHCP server that acted as a relay endpoint and worked fine. let's say this is a solo machine with eth0 with an ip of 192.168.0.10 I needed to bring this server down and join it to a cluster, ...
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Advanced DHCP configuration (isc-dhcp-server)

We are managing our network by using DHCP and we sometimes add new subnets (IP Pools) to network through different VLANs. What we want to do is to manage all those IP pools from same DHCP server but ...
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failing to configure a dhcp scope under Oracle Virtualbox

I've got a problem configuring a link between WS 2008 and Windows 7 both running as virtual machines (under Oracle VM 4.2.something). Static addresses do well, with both ping 192.168.1.2 (client) and ...
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pfSense + Squid, Windows 2008 DHCP

I recently installed pfSense and Squid3-dev on a spare machine. It is now connected to the network and Internet is working alright. The problem is that I can't get my users to go through Squid proxy ...
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ISC DHCP Option 82 binary-to-ascii for host declaration

If the relay agent encodes the option 82 as binary data (as is the case with Cisco and Brocade systems, at least), How can one perform this match: host 10-24-24-9 { host-identifier option ...
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DNS Registration Using Non Windows DHCP

We are searching for a solution for our VPN users. We use a Fortinet SSLVPN. The Fortinet appliance issues DHCP to our clients. It is configured to have the clients use our internal Windows DNS ...
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Windows Dynamic DNS Update Sequence

I'm trying to get the Windows DDNS update sequence straight in my head. Here's what I think happens: Windows Client == DHCP Discover Windows DHCP Server == DHCP Offer Windows ...
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Cisco 5508 - One WLAN not pulling from Windows DHCP

We have an existing Cisco 5508 doing all our WLAN/WAP functions. Windows 2008R2 DHCP server. There are currently 4 WLAN's, functioning properly. We are running out of addresses on our corporate ...
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2 DCHP servers and 1 WDS server, same subnet

I have DC1 hosting DCHP. DC2 also has DHCP although it is configured as a failover DHCP server. I have WDS installed on DC2. So I have DHCP and WDS on same server. I have tried all kinds of DHCP ...
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Laptop using DHCP lease from another network

We have a laptop with intermittent wifi connectivity problems. Rebooting often helps. Today while digging around I noticed that its DHCP IP address and gateway are not addresses on our subnet. The ...
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BOOTP on Juniper 4200 stack works one one subnet, not another

I have a Juniper Stack that connects vlans 10,11 and 50. 10 is servers, 11 is desktops and 50 management. Bootp is redirecting DHCP requests to a AD box on 10.x just fine for 50 vlan, and worked well ...
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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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Modems unable to acquire dhcp IPs

I work at an ISP where we use routers (7200) for dhcp. I recently reloaded one of our dhcp routers because we had complaints from many users unable to connect and the dhcp database file it was ...
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ip-helper forwarded DHCP request not reaching DHCP server

The situation--I'm trying to centralize our DHCP services to a single Windows 2008 R2 Server (we're switching to L3 switches that don't provide DHCP services). We currently have Cisco routers at ...
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ntp.conf being rewritten in Fedora

Something rewrites my ntp.conf on reboot. It's easy to google that DHCP client may do it, and there is a simple solution for that. Just including -N option into dhcpcd_eth in /etc/conf.d/net should be ...
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Checking Statement of Health (NAP) info on Linux using Dhcp and Radius

I have a Linux DHCP server and windows clients. I want my DHCP server to assign an IP address from a network let's say 10.6.3.0/255.255.255.128 if the client has it's firewall enabled or an IP address ...
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How do I configure stateful DHCPv6 in Windows Server to allow clients to ping each other?

How do I configure stateful DHCPv6 in Windows Server to allow clients to ping each other? I would like to configure my Windows 2k8 DHCP server to distribute IPv6 addresses in my office network that ...
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DHCP Requests out of line with lease time, inordinate amount of requests to server

Environment contains an OS X 10.6.8 Server with OS X 10.8.2 clients. DHCP is running on server with a lease time of 1 Day (86400 seconds). The system log is flooded with DHCP REQUEST/ACH messages ...
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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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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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dhcpd class match on hostname or mac address

We are running DHCPD 4.1.1-P1 on a RHEL 6 server. Currently we have 1 class defined for deny purposes. We now have a need for a class match to allow all devices that match a variable and deny ...
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How to configure isc-dhcpd-server to update reverse zone without client pre configuration?

I'm trying to set up isc-dhcpd-server from ubuntu 16.04 (4.3.3-5ubuntu12) to configuring heterogeneous network with ubuntu, windows, macos, other ip devices. I'm already setuped bind to store ip ...
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Do DHCP server messages have to be sent from port 67?

I know DHCP servers receive messages (e.g. Discover, Request) at port 67. Can a DHCP server send responses (e.g. Offer, ACK) to port 68 from a port other than 67? I thought the client should not ...
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What data is stored in DHCID RR by rfc 4701 (in lay terms)?

To understand what is going on my dhcp server I need to understand what is stored in this record that idenities my dhcp clients. I have long read this standart. But cannot understand. In lay terms I ...
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Restricting Source IP of DDNS Updates

Goal: For a non-Microsoft DHCP server to send dynamic DNS updates on behalf of non-Microsoft domain clients. Question: With a particular zone in a Microsoft DNS server configured for "Nonsecure and ...
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DNS is not enabled for Local Area Connection

On Windows Server 2008 R2, I have an error saying DNS is not enabled for Local Area Connection with a red circled "X" by the right. In DNS I have Error 4013. I have restarted the Server, the static ...
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Traffic on eth0 despite denying it with iptables

Despite having an iptables ruleset which should not allow it - DHCP is working on eth0. Given the below information can anyone give me an idea of why? tap0 is not up (not that it should make any ...
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PFsense 2.2.6 static dhcp hostname blank

We are on pfsense 2.2.6 and we enable static dhcp for each mac address on each VLAN where dhcp is enable. DHCP is working good but when I enable static dhcp and leave the hostname empty and when I ...
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Unable to access VM after DHCPACK libvirt

The installation of a particular software makes my VM lose its connectivity. The point where it hangs is 2016-04-05 16:49:11.996 | Listening on LPF/o-hm0/fa:16:3e:b2:43:4c 2016-04-05 ...
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Linux clients get DHCP, Mac and Windows clients does not

I'm a sysadmin for a smaller computer lab (~40 clients and ~2000 users). We are, since this fall, seeing some weird issues with DHCP within our network. The server receives a DHCP discovery from the ...
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dhclient bound to recorded lease even if no DHCP server is availabe

My Ubuntu machine is connected to switch and switch is connected to DHCP server(router).Now whenever DHCP server is down but link is available through switch it tries DISCOVER multiple times. But ...
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TFTP open timeout with ip helper

I'm setting up a DHCP / TFTP server for server provisioning via PXE. I have two hosts on the same segment (10.1.1.0). One hosts boots, gets its IP, and is able to pull the pxelinux.0 image over ...
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DHCP not working for new pool

I created new dhcp pool(41 pool) in Windows server 2012 called vlan 41,routed with default gateway in router, added interface vlan 41 on core switch 3650, given ip help address as server address. I ...
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Force isc-dhcpd to disregard client hostname in ddns updates

I have the following configuration of isc-dhcpd-4.3.1: ignore client-updates; ddns-update-style interim; subnet 192.168.128.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 { use-host-decl-names on; ...
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How to allow DHCP between 2 networks using Shorewall?

I have a server with hyper-v and 3 networks: eth0 is virtual, eth1 is physical, eth2 is extranet from ISP. Virtual network has a DHCP running and all virtual machines can reach it fine. But not the ...
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Configuring ISC DHCP server to not serve IP's on the local network

Is it possible to have a DHCP server serve subnets for multiple network segments, but not its own local subnet? I have a DHCP server on a subnet 10.x.x.x. It serves approximately 125 subnets on ...
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dhcpd.conf — one-lease-per-client statement having no effect

I have read on this and this man page that the one-lease-per-client true statement in my dhcpd.conf will stop duplicate leases to a single client. However, I am still able to sustain multiple leases ...