Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol; allows computers on the same network to automatically obtain unique IP addresses and other network configuration parameters.

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Strange IP settings issue

Friend of mine is having a puzzling issue I've not come across before. Windows Vista box, logs into an SBS2003 domain controller @ 192.168.1.50. The first time the issue popped up (about two months ...
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Special type of DMZ?

So I have a standard modem-router setup all great to go, my Modem gives an IP Address from my provider via DHCP according to my Mac address. All is good. However, I now want to expose a new virtual ...
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how to set a dhcp clientid via netctl via dhcpcd

I'm trying to set a string as dhcp clientid in a netctl profile. Here is what I tried so far: Interface=eth0 Connection=ethernet IP=dhcp #DHCPClient=(dhcpcd 'clientid="string"') #DHCPClient=(dhcpcd ...
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DHCP REQUEST is getting no response

I am new to dhcp world. I have a device with dhcp client which does not acquired ip address some times. When i started analyzing the dhcp frames through Wireshark i get following two types of frames. ...
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Can't acess WinXP from Win7 on domain

I have a Windows 7 computer and I can't access any windows xp machine using their computer name directly. eg. \\co01 but I am able to access them using the IP address e.g. \\192.168.0.55 So I need to ...
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How to create a DHCP server at home

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my server I have at home (just an old computer) I installed MAAS and I have a few netbook images I'm trying to boot, I have created a node in maas, but when I boot my ...
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Server 2008 VPN isn't working, DHCP coming from a different source

Alright, I have a Windows 2008 server running. It serves up DNS but not DHCP. I want to have VPN running on it, and my understanding is that you can do this as long as you set the DHCP relay server ...
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Ubuntu getting wrong hostname from DHCP

When provisioning new Ubuntu Precise (12.04) servers, the hostname they're getting seems to be generated from the DNS search path, not a reverse lookup on the hostname. Take the following ...
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Dilemma about how my wireless devices obtain IP address

Currently in my network there are 7 wireless outdoor equipment and 1 switch . This switch act as backbone switch for my network as internet supply from ISP is connected to this switch. Through this ...
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Strange Item on DHCP Client Table

I was recently having internet connection issues and looked on my router's DHCP Client Table. An item that stuck out was the name of my neighbor's WiFi Network. The table listed "Neighbor's WiFi ...
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Is IPV6 blocking my DHCP on Fedora?

I’m running Fedora 20 with KDE on a laptop I use for work. When I’m at home I use DHCP and when at work I have to statically assign an IP. When I came home the other day for some reason it doesn’t ...
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How to detect the presence of network devices without assigning an IP address

I want to be able to detect if a certain device with a given MAC address is on the network, without requiring that the testing device's interface has an IP address at all. One way I could do it is by ...
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DHCP letting multiple devices get same IP address - how to trouble shoot?

I am using a win2008 server with AD to also serve DHCP and DNS. I have some wifi AP's that are giving me trouble (dropping connections and generally misbehaving). The issue that I notice is that the ...
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How can I delete old IP configurations received via DHCP on Windows 7?

I noticed in the log of a DKIM verifier plugin for Thunderbird (that retrieves DNS servers to query from the OS configuration) that my Windows registry still has IP addresses for name server that ...
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How to configure Windows 7 to disable all network interfaces before hibernation and enable them on waking up?

Whenever I hibernate my laptop at home, go to the office an wake it up there I get an IP address conflict warning. IP is configured by DHCP (without any MAC binding) at both places so I think it would ...
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dhclient can't get ip address

I have two interfaces: eth0 and eth1. eth0 gets ip address upon bootup, but eth1 never gets ip address. Here's what I get with sudo dhclient eth1 Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client 4.2.4 ...
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Prevent DHCP Lease Updates From Adding Gateways

I am having a problem preventing DHCP Lease Updates from modifying my route table in Windows. My issue is that I am routing all my traffic through a VPN and purposefully delete the 0.0.0.0 route ...
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multiple DHCP servers for wireless users on same subnet

I am trying to set up 2 router in our network with following set up. 2 routers, 1 is the main router that DHCP is enabled to assign ip to all wired PCs, the other one can be assumed for guest, which ...
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(Windows 7)Bridge: (tap+wifi) -> ok, (tap+ethernet) -> dhcp is not working. What are possible problems?

All this happen on win 7. I set up the ovpn bridged connection with wifi+tap bridged, and it worked fine. Now I need to make it use ethernet instead of wifi, but bridging of ethenet+tap has issues: ...
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How should I set up network using 2 routers so both see networked computers / printers

I have a Cisco DPC3825 DOCSIS 3.0 Gateway modem from my ISP that has 4 lan ports, and I have a second router Linksys WRT54GS (running DDWRT) that has a WAN port and 4 LAN ports + Wireless. This is the ...
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Connect two networks across another router

I'm trying to get a network setup with three routers, and three DHCP servers. Sounds silly, but if I can get it to work, I can eliminate a lot of re-wiring, etc in the building. I have a modem/router ...
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How to make laptop (mac) to function as a router (with DHCP off)?

My ISP allows connecting only two devices. The MAC addresses of both my devices (MacBook Pro laptop and iPad) are registered with them. The problem is that I do not have a router, and the internet I ...
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Assigning fixed IP by DHCP in VMWare Workstation

Windows 7 host OS, Ubuntu 12 guest OS, VMWare workstation 10.0.2. I want my Ubuntu to use DHCP, but to get a fixed IP. Using the Virtual Network Editor I don't see how I can do that - is there some ...
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How to create a dhcpd.conf file

I have followed the tutorial on this page to create an access point on an Arch Linux install. It seems that went mostly ok apart from an error from DHCPD server: Internet Systems Consortium DHCP ...
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How does my ISP knows that I am sharing my internet connection? and how to bypass it?

I am in a student residence hall.There is one ethernet socket in the room. I can connect my laptop to the cable, but how can I get internet in my iPad? It will be good to have internet on both of ...
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How to eliminate the downtime when a dynamic IP address changes?

We currently have a number of client computers linked up to a database server (MS SQL 2008) for replication. The database server recognises the computers based on their Windows hostname. We are using ...
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How can I ensure that my static ip address is read from /etc/network/interfaces rather than dhcp?

This is a follow up to the following question. I'm trying to set a static IP by changing /etc/network/interfaces to the following: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo ...
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Script to email administrator when a duplicate IP is found on the network

I know this is a bit of a custom requirement but I was hoping someone currently has (or can put together) a script that checks for duplicate IP addresses on a network (something that might occur when ...
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How to setup the DHCP server?

I am new to networking. I have a FC16 machine that has two network interfaces em1 and p3p1. The em1 is connected to the outside world. The p3p1 is the interface that I want to connect to my embedded ...
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Relinux Live CD - waiting for network configuration

I installed ubuntu 12.04 base system via minimal ubuntu iso. I make a script to get hostname from dhcp server which explained here. It works perfect. I don't install network manager because I dont ...
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How to get host-name from DHCP server via Network Manager?

I can get hostname and ip address from DHCP server with invoking the script under /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/ directory as explained here on client side . But it stopped after installed network ...
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Network Instable Connection over LAN, Airport Express works

I just got a cubox-i4 but have a big problem with the LAN connection. It establishes and crashes again. The thing is, that if I connect it via LAN to an Airport Express (connected via wifi), the ...
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Server 2008 DHCP on a wireless adapter

We have a Server 2008 (x86) computer which acts as a server, also as a router to share Internet into multiple network segments with RRAS. Everything works fine except DHCP on a wireless adapter with ...
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Dnsmasq running on raspberry pi will serve non-local DNS to ethernet but not wireless hosts

I have a Linksys WRV200 wireless router. I have just added a raspberry pi, connected via ethernet, working as a DCHP server and caching DNS server. Dnsmasq also serves local domain names. Dnsmasq ...
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iPhone self-assigning IP address 169.xxx.xxx when connecting to my slave router

My aim is to have a network configured where all devices can see and communicate with each other, all devices should have access to the internet as standard. The reason why I have decided on a ...
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Use a combination router/modem as a slave to another router

I've got a combination cable modem/router from my cable company. I've also got a Netgear N900 that I love. I'd like to use the advanced features of the N900 (partitioning, guest networks, print ...
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Connecting 2 networks together via router

I have a small size business where we have around 22 PCs. At present, I have the internet connected directly to a switch1 (We use dedicated leased line and I have been provided with 5 static IPs by ...
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DHCP Pool Range / IP-Camera Setup

Lately I have been trying to set up a IP-Camera for friends wirelessly. I realized on their router its DHCP pool range is from 192.169.2.100 - 192.168.2.200. But when I changed the IP address of the ...
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DHCP fallback based on /etc/hosts lookup of your hostname

I have a Kubuntu box (12.04) which usually gets its IP via DHCP. However, it also has a hosts file with some entries in case the DHCP+DNS server fails. Now, if there is no DHCP available, I want the ...
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Network resource access control (maybe using VLANs?)

I'm trying to set up a network that has a couple of different device groups with different access rights. Physically, devices are connected to the network either via wall-ports or via one of several ...
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BOOTP packets blocked while DHCP packkets are accepted

We have an IP system that makes use of BOOTP for updating our embedded devices over IP. The main app uses DHCP for its IP configuration. Our devices are usually on the network of the customer, the ...
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dhclient “Can't bind to dhcp address” error

I keep getting the following error message from dhclient upon starting of the Network Manager: Can't bind to dhcp address: Cannot assign requested address. Please make sure there is no other ...
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Easy: Why does `network` command keep looking for an old router?

What am I missing in this manual dhcp configuration? I'm using CentOS 6. From Redhat's page I've setup a manual configured dhcp client: The /etc/sysconfig/network file should contain the ...
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Does Cisco 831 Router need to dynamically serve IP to use Cisco Router Web Setup?

I'm trying to get this $5 Cisco 831 Router up. I've managed to tty into the hardware setup. This launched System configuration dialog (I used this link's same setup). Since the unit didn't have a ...
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DNS and DHCP on different machines

I have a router (Vodafone easy box) which doesn't seem to support local DNS. Now i want to set up my own DNS server on another machine, but still want to use DHCP. So I want to setup my DNS server to ...
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Using 2 wireless networks, 1 DHCP with internet, 1 using static IP without internet

I have 2 networks at home, 1 is for our home wireless internet,etc which uses DHCP and my other one is for my home automation (PLC's, etc.). I am wanting to use another wireless router without ...
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Windows 7 computer not renewing ip address on start up unless I reset computer

I recently reinstalled Windows 7, and I noticed that I do not automatically receive an IP address when I start up the computer. When I reset, it makes it get an IP address, and I can surf like normal,...
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Sharing Internet connection across LAN

For the life of me, I can't figure this out. I had it working once in my network, but never after that. I have two machines A (Win7-x64) and B (WinXP-x86), connected through TP-Link's TL-MR3420 ...
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Every time I ping one of my Ubuntu VMs from another VM I get a different IP resolved.. how could this be?

Every time I ping one of my VMs from another VM by hostname I get a different IP address resolved for it... Both VMs are Ubuntu 12.04 running on VMware Workstation 10. All VMs are running with ...
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DDWRT: Is it possible to define the same ip for two different Mac-Addresses?

Is it Possible to configure ddwrt in such a way, that the dhcp server leases the same static ip (in my case 192.168.2.1) and hostnames for two different mac-adresses? I have ethernet and wifi in my ...