ISC DHCP is open source software that implements the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocols for connection to a local network. It is a reference implementation of those protocols, but it is also production-grade software, suitable for use in high-volume and high-reliability applications. DHCP is ...

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ISC DHCP server: how to use “reserved” statement

I've been looking online, cannot find a single example of how to use the "reserved" statement. Supposedly it goes into the dhcpd.leases file. Stop dhcpd, edit the file, and restart. But it doesn't ...
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dhcp relay with failover to local service

I'd like to set up a dhcp server which normally relays to a central site, but has a pool of addresses to hand out if the link to the central site goes down. I'm using isc dhcp server on Debian, but ...
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configure a dhcp server to serve two different scope on the same subnet with multiple interfaces

Ok, so here I am with a pretty complicated problem on a Debian Wheezy server I have three interfaces : eth0, eth1 and wlan0 on a single server, eth0 will act as a gateway for eth1 and wlan0, I have a ...
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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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SLES DHCP Dynamic DNS: Unable to add forward map…: not found

I have a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.3 install running on Amazon EC2 based off the official AMI. With DHCP and BIND configured (via yast) I'm having issues with Dynamic DNS. When a client ...
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Multiple subnets on isc-dhcp-server using ddns with bind9

On my network I have two subnets: 10.100.1.0/24 -> Wired/wireless 10.100.7.0/24 -> VPN Both subnets are served by isc-dhcp-server running on a Debian VM. This same VM runs bind9 for my DNS. ...
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proxy autoconfiguration: windows does not download wpad.pac file

I am trying to configure my dhcp server on Debian Wheezy to reply to DHCP INFORM and send a url where my Windows client may download the wpad.dat file. Here is the configuration file: option ...
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DHCPDISCOVER/DHCPOFFER, but no DHCPACK

I have a remote client machine that is sending out DHCPDISCOVER's. The server is responding with a DHCPOFFER, but there is no DHCPACK. This repeats about every 30 seconds from the same host. Is ...
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dhcpd, DISCOVER, “no free leases”

I am attempting to set up a VERY simple DHCP server. I am using Ubuntu 10.04, and I installed the "dhcp3-server" package. The server has one interface (eth0) statically set to 10.0.0.10(/21). I want ...
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When does ISC dhcpd expire leases

When exactly does ISC dhcpd forget a lease that is not explicitly freed by the client? Context: I am running an installation with many small pools (3 address) and it does not seem to cope well when ...
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DHCPREQUEST and DHCPACK spam in logs

I've recently noticed that my android phone (droid dna, although the thunderbolt that I had before did the same exact thing) is rapidly requesting dhcp info my dhcp server (isc-dhcp-server on debian ...
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2 client classes sharing the same subnet range

basically I would like to achieve the followings: using only one subnet different types of user sharing this subnets creating 2 pools accordingly an user class called "l2vpn_user" if matched by MAC ...
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How to associate a DHCP pool or subnet with declarations for a class

I have the following working configuration for ISC DHCP server 4.1.1, which hands out fixed addresses to registered clients. Some of those clients are configured for PXE booting (for FAI and SCCM). ...
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DHCP fault tolerant servers: Split pool or failover?

I need to replace an aging DHCP server by a fault tolerant solution. I consider using the ISC dhcp server solution which can be setup either as split servers serving non-overlapping ip ranges or as a ...
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DHCP offer is unicast but DHCPACK is broadcast

My DHCP server broadcast DHCPACK 0xffffffff . it is not working on layer 3 dhcp relay agent . as it can not forward this broadcast message to my client. can any one help me from exactly the broadcast ...
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Forcing clients to get new IP Address from DHCP Server

I am running a DHCP server on Debian Wheezy, with isc-dhcp-server. Because people were connecting unauthorized machines, my DHCP leases were running thin, and eventually, authorized machines could not ...
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Prefix Delegation and route creation

I'm using the ISC dhcp server version 4.1 for DHCPv6 prefix delegation on a network. When the server allocates a prefix to a client, the server does not create a route for that prefix to the client ...
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Disable to receive address from dhcpd for one host/mac [duplicate]

I have a client in my network, who ask me to prevent him from getting ip address via dhcp. He has a strange software, and can't switch off dhcp-client, but this dhcp client do something bad after it ...
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Blacklisting MAC addresses, but they still take a DHCP lease

At my workplace, we have a Public Wifi network, as well as our Private Wifi network. The Private side has access to see other computers, the printers, servers, and access to the Internet. On the ...
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DHCP server with database backend

I have been looking around for something to replace my (ancient) ISC-DHCPd server. A DHCP server with a database backend sounds like a great idea to me, as I could then have a nice, friendly web ...
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DHCPD does not allow filename option with a colon in it

For some reason, tftpboot does not work with a colon in filename parameter: group { filename "node7:linux/pxelinux.0"; host machine_7a { hardware ethernet 02:01:02:02:01:11; ...
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How to force the network machines to get the ip from a DHCP server? [closed]

How can I force all the network machines to get the IP from the DHCP server and prevent them from manually editing the network configuration. There are both Linux and Windows machines. The DHCP server ...
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isc-dhcp option82

I have a question about correct isc-dhcp configuration. I want to lease ip addresses to users based on switch port. For this I use DLink DES-3200 series switches. Everything works well, but recently ...
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Debian DHCP for voip option 66 using tftp

I have configured my tftp and I am able to send configurations from the windows server when it runs dhcp option 66 tftp to my server but when I try to do it from the debian isc-dhcp-server I get ip ...
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Can ISC DHCPD operate as a Proxy DHCP server for PXE boot?

I have an existing LAN with a DHCP server already dishing out IP addresses. For various reasons I cannot replace that server so it will still need to dish out IP addresses. I've been experimenting ...
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ISC DHCPD MAC address matching classes confusion

I'm having trouble successfully matching a mix of different mac address classes to their appropriate subnet declarations. These classes are meant to differentiate IP phones, kvm guests and desktops ...
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isc-dhcp leases file never cleaned

When running isc-dhcp the leases file seems to grow indefinitely (several hundred MB). If I restart the isc-dhcp service, the file shrinks to 1.5MB. How can I have isc-dhcp flush expired records ...
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Cannot assign IP address according to an option parameter

I have this DHCP conf file: authoritative; option domain-name "XXX.XXX.XX"; allow bootp; ddns-update-style ad-hoc; class "karpuz-kabugu" { match if (substring (option user-class, 0, 6) = ...
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Linux router share internet between eth2 to eth3 [closed]

I am not a networking guy, so apologies in advance. I have a small Linux (Ubuntu) box with 2 ethernet ports. eth2 is connected to a cable modem that gives it a 192.168.1.x address + internet ...
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“ifup eth0” causes dhclient to bring up more than one interface

Can someone tell me why dhclient is not respecting to only handle the one interface it has been passed? I've seen this multiple times over the years; never figured it out - it's not related to ...
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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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DHCPv6: passing delegated prefix to local RA

I currently have an Airport Extreme as my home office firewall. In addition to handling IPv4 NAT, my ISP (Comcast) delegates an IPv6 prefix to the Airport, which in turn assigns the delegated prefix ...
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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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Ubuntu server dhcp reservation not working

I need some suggestion, if possible, about a dhcp server and ip address reservation. The system is a Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. The DHCP is ISC DHCPd version 4.1. This is the /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf ...
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DHCPD assigning wrong DNS server

I just installed two Ubuntu 14.04LTS servers. The first one I installed bind9 and isc-dhcp-server on. The second one was left as installed to use DHCP. I created a new private network using VMware ...
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Fixed dhcp host to automatically expire any lease

I have the following situation: Multiple offices with multiple firewall/dhcp servers. Every time the IT team of some office plugs a new network printer i need to create a fixed-address entry, and ...
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isc-dhcp-server and option 242

Trying to set up option 242 for an Avaya phone demo on our isc dhcp server. I am using the following configuration: option option-242 code 242 = string; subnet 10.30.0.0 netmask 255.255.0.0 { ...
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Multi-homed forward zone DDNS updates always sent out the same network interface

I have a multi-homed server 'dhcp1' with network interfaces '192.168.10.151' (eth0) and '192.168.0.151' (eth1). The machine is attempting to use DDNS with a name server 'ns1' having network interfaces ...
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ISC DHCP server not dynamically updating DNS

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server, running an isc_dhcp_server and the bind9 DNS server. Bind acts as a cache, and it maintains the .m domain (and zone) on my local network. The server's address is ...
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ISC DHCP Server scope error

Why am I getting the following error after modifying my dhcpd server config? option space definitions may not be scoped
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ISC DHCP - different subnet for specific mac addresses

I'm attempting to create a different subnet for a few specific mac addresses, and have my DHCP config set up as follows: authoritative; shared-network local { subnet 192.168.2.0 netmask ...
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Exclude IP address from DHCP pool

Is there a way to exclude an ip address from dhcp pool? For various reasons i have a machine that I can't reconfigure or move off the network (lets call it a printer). It has been hard coded an ...
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How can I configure dhcpd to only update the reverse zone in bind?

I've got dhcpd pushing updates to bind, and it seems to be working fine: named[24161]: client 192.168.10.1#59141: signer "dhcp_updater" approved named[24161]: client 192.168.10.1#59141: updating zone ...
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DHCP failover with isc-dhcp-server using two secondary servers

I'm rearranging our network and putting some DHCP failover since we have a lot of machines, and even servers, getting IP addresses with DHCP. Today we have a nice DNS topology with one master server ...
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Using isc-dhcp-server to allocate addresses from subnet different from server subnet

I'm trying to break my network into different subnets. Server is located into 192.168.15.0/24 subnet. I have the following declaration in my dhcp.conf: subnet 192.168.15.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 ...
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Is it possible to send different-per-subnet DNSes from the single ISC DHCP server?

The case I want to cover is to send different DNS server for one, isolated VLAN, which purpose is to give internet-only access - for our guests. It has no access to our internal network, so it ...
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Enterprise DHCP server solution? [closed]

I have a network of about 1000 assorted devices, all of witch are running by static IP addressing. Given the size of the network and the lapse of technical advice, the addressing scheme is in chaos ...
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ddns correct setting for dhcpd.conf and ifcfg file with regards to hostname

I have recently set up dynamic dns with ISC dhcpd 4 and bind 9. Everything is working as it should except for a handful of hosts on the network which don't resolve. Upon investigating I found they had ...
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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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dhcpd not pushing ddns updates to bind

BIND and DHCPD are configured but as far as I can tell DHCPD makes no attempt to even send Dynamic DNS update to BIND. I can manually add records using nsupdate with the same key I have configured ...