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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When do we need one DHCP server?

Suppose there's a network with one server running Windows Server 2012 which acts both as a DNS server and as a domain controller. One can also set up one DHCP, but the point is that if the network has ...
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Cisco Switch DHCP Configuration

Our company has replaced its old voip phones with new ones which are the NEC phones.We are done with the configuration part and the phones are working fine.But I want the phones to be in a different ...
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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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DD-WRT Client Bridge: Hosts can't find eachother by name [migrated]

My LAN is set up like so: lol you need rep to post images guilmon, gabumon are both running Arch Linux A200, phone are running Android laptop is running Windows 7 The problem: I can't seem to find ...
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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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CentOS 7 is not setting my gateway from DHCP

I have a Minimal Install of CentOS 7. I have disabled the Network Manager as I want to setup my network the "old school" way. systemctl stop NetworkManager systemctl disable NetworkManager ...
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dnsmasq(as DHCP server) isn't working in KVM+libvirt envirmont

I'm using dnsmasq as DHCP server in VM environment. But It didn't working. I disabled basic DHCP feature in libvirt. <network> <name>default</name> ...
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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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Installing a new domain server on a small network without taking down the old one

I'm attempting to replace a windows server 2003 domain controller/dns/dhcp server on a small business network with a new machine running server 2012 without having to take down the old one until ...
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How to get the DHCP-controlled DNS domain name for my Ubuntu machines in a Windows network?

I've been going in circles for a while trying to figure this out. I have a number of Ubuntu machines (some virtual) on a Windows network. From a Windows machine, I can ping or nslookup the Ubuntu ...
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DHCP: One NIC and multiple subnets

I'm setting up a Debian to work as a gateway for a small office network. I need to have three subnetworks for different areas within the company and I will define which PCs will get what IP based on ...
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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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How can I use my AP's DHCP server?

I have a Huwawei modem and a TP Link access point, I did the setup everything works, the TP Link is using the DHCP of the modem. The issue is that I want to use TP LINK as DHCP, not the Huwawei. In ...
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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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How to extend IP Range from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.2.254

Here's my question. I currently have a network setup to have Static IP manually assigned between 192.168.1.1 and 192.168.1.99 and the rest (192.168.1.100 through 192.168.1.254) assigned automatically ...
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2008R2 DHCP Server Becomes Unresponsive

At the end of 2013, our single Windows Server 2008R2 DHCP server started becoming unresponsive once every week or so. The server itself was up, but the DHCP server was unresponsive. Attempts to ...
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Iptables - Allowing only a single dhcp (relay) client

I am trying to create a firewall rule on an Ubuntu 10.04 server running isc-dhcpd. I only want dhcp to be accessible by a single relay host (172.1.1.1). I have iptables set up like so: # iptables ...
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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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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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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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Custom Live Boot PXE ISO Script

Currently I am using an open source PC auditing software called Open-Audit to audit PCs my company receives off lease from school districts. The software uses snmap to pull hardware information over a ...
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Disable LDAP service in CentOS 6.3

What command needed to disable LDAP service in CentOS 6.3. I tried: authconfig --disableldap but it doesn't work. I am trying to run ISC-DHCP in my machine but it always shows Not searching ...
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Force Windows DHCP to Update DNS for All Current Leases

Is there are way to force Windows 2008R2 DHCP Server to update all DNS entries for all current leases? (Guess the server-side equivalent of ipconfig /registerdns) We had a configuration issue with ...
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Hyper V host not showing in dhcp server client table, but guest is

So I've got Hyper V running on windows 8.1. I configured an external virtual switch which uses my wifi physical card. So I get a virtual adapter that gets its ip from my dhcp server (e3000 router). ...
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Assign a secondary IP address to a Windows machine using DHCP

Is it possible to configure dhcpd (on a Linux box) to assign a Windows PC 2 separate IP configurations? Right now I've configured the two IP addresses manually and it does exactly what's needed, but ...
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Prevent Windows Server 2012 from using DHCP-provided default gateway?

How can I prevent Windows Server 2012's local network connection from using the default gateway provided by a DHCP server? I do not control the DHCP server so the solution must be implemented on the ...
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Windows 7 Client gets incorrect IPv6 Prefix Length

I am currently setting up IPv6 and DHCPv6 for Server 2008 R2 on my private network for testing. I was able to get DHCPv6 to work by configuring a static, then setting up the scope. I was also able to ...
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w2008R2 DHCP serving leases, but not showing in DHCP console

We upgraded our AD and DHCP to 2008 R2. I used netsh to dump the dhcp database from the old Windows 2003 R2 server and then imported in the new server. What I am finding is that not all of the ...
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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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How to configure DHCPD server to bind static IPv6 address by DUID?

how can i configure the server to make static record DUID - IPv6 ? For example i have such DHCPv6 request: Client Identifier Option: Client Identifier (1) Length: 7 Value: 31303030303133 ...
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Cisco Router DHCP Error Logging

I am troubleshooting an issue where a DHCP client is not receiving an address during PXE boot, but receives an address with no issues once booted into Windows. Our Cisco router is also our DHCP ...
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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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How to force a Linux DHCP client to get a different IP address [migrated]

Situation: unconfigured network interface eth1. As root, I give command dhclient eth1, and get an IP. Now I want to change this IP from client side, force DHCP client to get a new address. Answers of ...
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Append DNS suffixes to /etc/resolv.conf [migrated]

Is it possible, and how do I configure CentOS 6.6 so that /etc/resolv.conf will obtain its configuration via DHCP, but will also have additional domain names added to the search line? Bonus points if ...
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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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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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Automatic DNS registration only for domain computer

I have a windows domain with a win server 2012 domain controller with dns service installed. In the DNS server there is the automatic DNS registration, is it possible to limit these registration only ...
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Cisco WLAN Controller not pushing out DHCP addresses, what else could it be?

On our Cisco WLAN Controller web interfaces, in Controller > Interfaces, I have made a new interface with these settings: VLAN Identifier 202 IP Address 172.16.202.1 Netmask 255.255.255.0 Gateway ...
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How to implement DHCP, DNS, hostnames on AWS VPC

This is what I THINK can happen and what I want. I create a VPC in Amazon, put a public subnet into it, put a puppet server instance and a full stack web server instance in the VPC. Now I set the ...
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ISC DHCP fails to sync leases between peers

I use ISC DHCP version 4.1.1 on Debian GNU/Linux on both servers. I tried to solve the following problem using various versions of ISC DHCP but it remained the same. My configuration for failover ...
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Retrieving kickstart and other .img file in pxe remote installation in CentOS

I am trying to installation CentOS through pxe tftp installation. Installation starts but it fails to download image files from the http server. but file are accessible on the http server. Logs from ...
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Mac Host and VMware Fusion Bridged Networking Guest with Incorrect DHCP Client Identifier

System Info: I have four Apple Mac OS X Client host systems (running Yosemite, 10.10.2) bound to an Active Directory domain utilizing a Windows 2012r2 DHCP Server via ethernet - most cabled, one wifi. ...
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Create IPv4 reservation with DUID in Windows Server 2012 DHCP

Can I configure reservations for IPv4 addresses in Windows Server 2012 DHCP for systems which send DHCP requests with a DUID for their client identifier (Option 61)? I have Linux (e.g., Fedora 21) ...
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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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Why can I boot and install windows from a MS MDT server, using ISC for the dhcp server, but only under lageacy bios, not UEFI?

Setup is: Windows 2012 R2 with MDT 2013 Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 running ISC dhcp Client can be VM/Hardware doesn't matter. If I stay in legacy bios mode things work splendidly. When I switch to UEFI, ...
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Phones on some switches cannot complete DHCP process

Background I have a Windows DHCP server (Server 2008 R2) handing out addresses for several scopes. One of those scopes is for some Mitel IP Phones. The phones are configured to use dhcp option 125 to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can only access outside networks if using DHCP, not static IPs

I am configuring some server on Ubuntu Server 14.04 (no GUI) and I am have the following configuration: auto lo iface lo inet loopback ## Management network eth0 auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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DHCP Relay vs Multi-Homed DHCP Server

I'm sketching out a new network topology and I'm unsure of how to solve the issue of DHCP between two VLANs. 10.50.2.0/23 will hold the majority of our users, corporate wifi, printers etc. ...