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Detecting active devices on LAN from Debian based server

Simply: How can i detect if there are any active devices on lan? More details: I have home server which acts as Internet gateway and wifi access point. Because of server part of its configuration i ...
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288 views

Forcing resolver to OpenDNS's servers

I'm trying to configure Debian as a router/gateway on my network with eth0 going to my ISP's modem and eth1 to my LAN. eth0 needs DHCP so that it gets the proper IP address from my ISP modem, but in ...
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Alternative to a static lease/ip reservation

I used to have routers which allowed to make ip reservations based on MAC. But my current router doesn't have this option. What is the alternative for that? Why do I need it? I have a Debian server ...
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148 views

Restrict static IPs (Only DHCP) on Debian Squeeze

How can i restrict access to the Internet for users with static IPs? Can i disable free dhcp leasing? I'm running Debian Squeeze with dnsmasq as dhcp server. All users has their own ip, mapped to ...
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How to reload DHCP client remotely, in order to write new resolv.conf?

I'm trying to configure dnsmasq(8) on a Debian GNU/Linux system in a private DHCP-based network. During a local, manual setup - after installing dnsmasq istelf - one could simply include the line ...
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All statically assigned addresses, but dhcpcd still runs?

I have a VM (on ESXi 5.1.0) running Debian Wheezy (7.0). eth0 has a statically assigned address. eth1 was DHCP-assigned, and now I want to make it static. Here is my old /etc/network/interfaces: # ...
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dhclient configures /etc/resolv.conf with invalid entry

I'm trying to figure out why running dhclient on my interface sets /etc/resolv conf to the ip number of my gateway(router). This entry is invalid and each and every time causes inability to resolve ...
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“dhcpd failed” error when starting DHCP server

I am setting up a DHCP server on Debain (virtual machine) on Ubuntu 12.04 host, but unable to get it up and running. My configuration is like this, dhcpd.conf ddns-update-style none; option ...
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How to get new IP address on boot up?

In Debian Linux, how can I get a new IP assignment on boot up? I'm working with VMs and I am required that every machine gets a new unique IP after booting up.
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675 views

DHCPREQUEST not replied

I have installed wpa_supplicant on Debian Squeeze so i can connect to my home and the school WiFi network. My home network is secured with WPA2 AES and I can connect to this network without any ...
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DHCP table in Debian

How to view all assigned ip addresses on a Debian DHCP server? It is usually easy to do on a standalone router through a web interface. How to do it with dhcpd in Debian?
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dhclient overwriting resolv.conf

I'm setting up virtual dev environments and I want the hostname.domain to be something specific, eg- "barney.local". However my /etc/resolv.conf file keeps getting nuked because i'm using DHCP. I ...
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Problem with dhcp in Debian

I try to have a static ip adress on an host. I execute the following commands : $ ip address eth0 10.4.1.15 netmask 255.255.255.0 $ route add default gw 10.4.1.5 But later my IP address changes ...