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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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 16:49:11....
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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 TFTP....
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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; update-static-...
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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 ...
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CoreOS docker.service containers can't resolve domains

I have servers PXE booting to CoreOS with persistent state being written to disk. When I start docker containers on the host they work fine. And I have the docker.service set in the cloud-config to ...
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Server 2012: How could I create a DHCP scope just for my RRAS PPTP VPN clients?

I am using Windows Server 2012, and the server in question is both the PPTP server and the primary DHCP server. My current setup has a DHCP scope for this location, and anyone remoting in is assigned ...
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Why do our Windows 2012 R2 DHCP Servers lose reservations?

Windows takes our DHCP reservations, but does not know how to hold-on to the reservations. There is a history of this in Windows 2008 DHCP server, but the closest i could find for Windows 2012 R2 ...
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Ubiquity AP keeps people from connecting sometimes. Happens with a couple other AP's as well

I believe this is ok for server fault, forgive me if not. We have had numerous very cheap AP's and I am trying to purchase a mid tier product now. We had EnGenius ENS 202EXT and a couple home office ...
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Could dhclient be causing haproxy to stop listening?

I've noticed every 7 days HAProxy stops responding to requests correctly - it automatically makes firefox download a blank file in place of the website. Upon inspecting the server - everything seems ...
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Wireless clients loosing network access randomly

We have the following setup at the office: Windows Server 2012 DHCP Unifi AP (one of these rounded beauties) set up to use WPA2 with AES Zyxel ZyWALL 110 as firewall Some of the clients (laptops) ...
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Using dhclient or dhcpcd to assign address for alias interface

I have a Linux machine with one Ethernet interface eth0 which already has one primary static address and one secondary static address (eth0:1) assigned. I would like to use DHCP to dynamically assign ...
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ISC DHCPv6 reservation

I've set up ISC DHCPv6 server on a CentOS 7. Here is the /etc/dhcp/dhcpd6.conf: authoritative; option dhcp6.domain-search "example.com"; default-lease-time 3600; max-lease-time 7200; log-facility ...
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DHCP based Server not updating A record

We have Citrix Servers which get IP from DHCP. After scheduled reboots, some Citrix servers are not pingable via hostname. nslookup is not able to resolve the hostname. OS: Windows 2008 R2 Citrix ...
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How to reach a private IP (DHCP enabled) from a public facing IP through NAT?

Lets say we have computers C1 and C2 C2 has two network interfaces C2.eth0(public facing) and C2.eth1 local second physical network (addr:10.10.70.101 and Nw:10.10.70.0) Now, there are multiple ...
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Windows 7 can't join in Linux domain

I installed a Windows 7 in VirtualBox and a CentOS 7 x64 too. My DHCP config is : subnet 192.168.72.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 { option routers 192.168.72.1; option subnet-mask 255.255.255.0; option ...
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no default gateway on interface that is set up with DHCP on CentOS7

I am using CentOS7 with multiple interfaces (ens161, ens192, ens224, ens256). The box has all static IP's with the exception of one interface that is set up to DHCP (ens192). ens192 is set up as ...
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“Add Server” in MMC not showing fqdn. Any ideas?

and Nothing is "broken" but my curiosity (and sadly O.C.D) has my wondering why when I add another server through MMC it doesn't show the fqdn of the "added" server, just the hostname. Tutorials ...
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dhclient: No broadcast interfaces found, but eth0 is up and broadcast

I'm experiencing a common problem with dhclient. But I wasn't able to find a clear solution to this problem. System: ReadyNas RN104 Stock Debian for armhf Just upgraded to Debian Jessie (now ...
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Ubuntu MAAS: PXE only booting two nodes at a time

I'm currently setting up an Ubuntu (15.04) MAAS (1.7) cluster for the first time. It seemed quite straight forward and I even figured out how to boot VMs running on vSphere, so I have a nice testing ...
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What happens when “Auto state switchover interval” is less than “Maximum client lead time” in DHCP?

I was wondering what happens when "Auto state switchover interval" is less than "Maximum client lead time" in DHCP? The question was raised after reading definitions of MCLT & ASSI: Maximum ...
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Why Windows not get DHCP properly?

I have a VM that installs Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. It configures both DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 clients. The VM locates on an isolated network, where a dnsmasq offers both DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 servers....
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Setup server hosting hyper-v as a router

I have a windows 2012 server hosting several windows VMs by hyper-V. As I was building this infrastructure at home all VMs got IPs assigned from my home router (DHCP). So both hyper-v manager and VMs ...
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DHCP binding on Windows Server 2012 R2 won't stay checked

I've got a DHCP role running on a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine. The scope is set in the proper IPv4 subnet. When I select "Add/Remove Bindings..." I see both the NIC with the configured static IP ...
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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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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 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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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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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 00:...
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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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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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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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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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OpenVPN Linux Client does not bring up tap0 interface

I have an OpenVPN client on Linux connecting to an OpenVPN server. The server assigns IPs via DHCP, thus I connect using the tap interface rather than the tun interface. OpenVPN connects, ...
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Clients do not see DHCP Server… what am I missing?

Old router died and just got the new one in and I can't figure out what I'm missing to forward dhcp and dns to windows server 2012. Old router was a netgear R6300, new one is an N900. Before the ...
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Edge firewall on Ubuntu, dynamic IP address, static DNS

We're setting up a software firewall, and one of the issues we're facing is that eth0 has a dynamic IP address. In /etc/network/interfaces we've got the following: # The loopback network interface ...
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CentOS DHCP server not updating DNS nameserver on Ubuntu Client

I have a working DHCP server on CentOS, with /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf set up as follows: subnet 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 { option routers 192.168.1.1; option subnet-mask 255.255.255.0; ...
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DHCP Randomly Not Assigning Addresses

Having a strange issue for the past day or so. Some users (probably about a dozen, dozen and a half out of 100 or so) are having trouble pulling DHCP. They are getting the private IP address. If I ...
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How do I stop a Linux computer from sending a DHCP hostname?

I need to set up a Linux computer so that it uses DHCP but doesn't send any hostname at all. I'm using isc-dhclient-4.2.4 /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf contains the line send host-name = gethostname(); ...
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DHCP server with ability to update mac address dynamically

Is there a better way to maintain MAC to IP specification in dhcp with out restarting dhcp service each time when there is an update. is it possible to use DHCP with database in Linux to save all ...