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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setting up a WGR614v7 behind a linux box

Here's the setup, I have an openSUSE box with 2 NICs, one goes to my home network router, the other has DHCP running and it attached to a wireless router. I'm trying to get this setup to work before ...
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How to electronically determine if ISP assigns DHCP addresses in RFC1918 range

Is there an electronic method/protocol/public-website that I can use to definitively determine whether or not my ISP assigns (RFC1918, Private_network) addresses for DHCP assigned addresses? I ...
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Wireless Bridge -DHCP

I was thinking of picking up a couple of TP-Link wireless routers, and setting them to bridge. I have a sep. LAN network that would have one of them, and I'd put one on my internet connection. ...
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domain network with DHCP + NAT

I'm configuring a virtual network on an esx server. I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 configured with these roles: - active directory domain services - DHCP server - DNS Server - Network Policy and ...
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Enabling access to a home server from “Internet” side

I wish to enable remote access to my linux home server, so I can use it when I'm not home. I tried doing so using port forwarding as follows: http://<RouterInternetIP>:<SomePort> => ...
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USB Ethernet Adapter Link Local - DHCP Assignment for Link-Local Not Working

I have a rather interesting problem with a Belcarra USBLAN ethernet adapter. According to the manufacturer's tools my host adapter is getting an IP address. According to Windows, however, it is not. ...
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IP address changes frequently & Computer is not available via hostname

I have a cable modem from my ISP to which I can only connect wirelessly. Currently I have a desktop PC(windows 7 x64) a dell laptop(windows 7 x64) an iPod(iOS 3.1.3) and a linksys wrt54g router (v8 ...
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Make dhcp assign same IP and hostname for different interfaces at one machine

I have a feeling that question itself looks stupid but it is not. Please let me clarify. I have dynamic DNS with BIND and NIS configured at my LAN and have laptop which I am using in both wireless ...
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DHCP Client Can't Find DHCP Server

I currently have 3 machines: CentOS (router) eth1 - 18.0.168.1 eth2 - 145.165.34.1 Windows Server 2008 (server) 18.0.168.2 DHCP scope - 145.165.34.10 - 145.165.34.20 Windows 7 (client) Supposed ...
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DHCPD (Slackware) - Disabling auto-generation of gateway as DNS server

Good day, I am using a Linux workstation on Slackware 13.37. One "problem" I have had to deal with ever since 11.0 is the following: DNS servers are queried and determined at startup by DHCP ...
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Windoews 7 doesn't Take the right IP configuration when it set to obtain IP automatically

Every time I connect to a network wireless or LAN The laptop does not take the right IP Configuration while the adapters are set to obtain the IP Configuration Automatically, after connecting to the ...
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DHCP Not Communicating with Wireless

Hi there I have just setup a DHCP server (experiment) on Windows Server 2008; as I have not done this before I have come across a problem. It will issue out Ethernet IP's however when it comes to ...
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What causes my desktop computer to lose its internet connection on a wired LAN?

Please help! I am at my wits end. I am by no means a techy, but I feel I am intelligent enough to read these forums and follow directions, but I digress... My issue, I have a very simple home network ...
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Network connectivity

I have a switch in my room with 2 machines connected. There is another switch in another room connected to a DHCP server. One of the two machines in my room can access the network past the switch in ...
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IP address different on Mac vs. PC?

I have a Mac on the Wi-Fi network and my colleagues have Windows, also connected by Wi-Fi. Why is my IP address totally different from theirs? e.g. mine is 192.x.x.x theirs is 10.x.x.x. We on the ...
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Windows 7 drops connection when searching for another computer

I have been struggling with this issue now for a week. Here's the basics behind things... First of all, the main firewall/DHCP Server/et al for my workplace is a SnapGear SG850. Until recently, ...
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dhcp6 server config problems

I'm trying to configure an IPv6 DHCP server in gentoo. So far: /etc/dhcp/dhcpd6.conf - subnet snippet: subnet6 2001:db8:21e:101::/64 { range6 2001:db8:21e:101::6 2001:db8:21e:101::100; ...
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DHCP Discover with no Client Identifier (Internet Radio incompatible with Netgear and Linksys routers)

I have a Sangean DDR-63 internet radio (innards made by Frontier Silicon). If I use my Verizon WiFi cellular modem hotspot it works fine (but that's expensive). Connected directly to my cable modem ...
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How to Configure a Hotplugged Network Interface with a Static IP Address

I have a device that I connect to my host Ubuntu machine via Ethernet over USB. It shows up as usb0 in ifconfig and the device always has the same address: 192.168.0.1. I have the following two ...
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Diagnosing an Internet Radio's network problems

I bought an Internet radio: a box with speakers, built-in CD player and FM tuner, Ethernet connector, WiFi antenna etc. It's a new model, released about 6 months ago. When I try to set it up, ...
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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 setting an IP on router but APIPA on computer

I took my computer with me while house sitting. Now back at home, DHCP is setting an IP on the router, but I get a 169.x.x.x IP on the computer. I've tried using a static IP but was unable to connect ...
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Laptop can't find the DHCP server

My laptop (Acer Aspire One running on Windows XP) isn't connecting properly to the router we have (2WIRE, At&T UVerse DSL). When I try to connect, it gets stuck on "Acquiring network address". ...
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how to connect linux to win 7 that tether from my Android?

not sure if it's an Android question but ... I connect my win7 to the Inet via USB tethering. I wonder if and how I can connect my linux box to the net. It can be done only via ethernet.
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How to get VirtualBox machine to show up as an “attached device” on home router?

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 running on a VirtualBox vm inside Mac OS X. I put it in "bridged mode" in hopes that it would receive an IP address through DHCP and become visible as an "attached ...
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DD-WRT Seperate WLAN from LAN

I tried separating my WLAN from the lan following this tutorial. Unfortunately after the settings are changed, DCHP on the WLAN isn't working any more. I guess it may have to do with incorrect ...
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How safe is the IP address configured through DHCP?

I'm using internet through USB Dongle having GSM based 3G connection, it is using DHCP to configure IP address, I'm having a small HTML page in my computer that uses Google Maps and Browser's ...
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Multiple dhcp servers on separate lans connected to same modem - is it possible?

I have 2 clients who share a cable connection that has a modem/router on it. I call this one lan 0, which has dhcp disabled. There are two Cisco/Linksys routers attached to lan0, named Lan1 and Lan 2, ...
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Using dhcpcd to reset manually set interface

Use dhcpcd to get IP address (dhcpcd -p eth0) Manually change the IP address (ifconfig eth0 x.x.x.x) Kill dhcpcd (dhcpcd -k eth0) Restart dhcpcd (dhcpcd -p eth0) In this case dhcpcd will not set ...
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Netsh commands not working on remote computer

At work, we are in the process of migrating over 200 computers from static IPs to DHCP. The DHCP server is configured. My biggest hurdle is physically going to every single computer in the area and ...
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Asus EEE PC 1005HA (XP Home) refuses to connect to Virgin Mobile MiFi

My client has an Asus EEE PC model 1005HA, and we're attempting to connect it to the WiFi network created by a VirginMobile MiFi unit. They also have a MacBook Pro with Snow Leopard that has ...
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Use dns suffixes only on certain wireless networks?

quick question. I'm a software guy and networking is all black magic to me! I have a laptop which I use at home and at the office. In order to be able to more easily reference our servers at work, I ...
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Why is my Iomega StorCenter Not Recognized Using port 8888 — Airport Extreme Configuration?

Problem I have an Iomega StorCenter ix2-200d, but I think this question would apply to the Iomega StorCenter products in general as I am at the very begining of the setup process. Environment The ...
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Linux NetworkManager can't connect

I have a Linksys WRT54G wlan router set up as an access point. It's connected via cable to our main router (and DHCP server) which connects to the net. The cable connection indicator light is on, on ...
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Strange behavior in Network Browsing Applications

I believe this is somewhat related to my other question, Leopard Network Shares and Browsing are unreliable. I believe the problem is being caused by our network, because we're seeing problems in our ...
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DD WRT in Repeater mode but no DHCP?

I have DD WRT on my landlords router and its set up to be a repeater, it gets its WIFI from their house (I do not have access to the main network, just the WiFi that DD WRT thing gives me), the ...
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static IP holds good even after changing network to dynamic

I'm using wpa_supplicant as a client to connect to an AP. When i'm trying to change the wireless connection from STATIC to DHCP(dhclient is invoked using the below command with leases ...
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Windows not using manually set IP Address

Recently my windows machine that has been working without a problem for over a year decided to start using a dynamic IP address instead of the static one I manually configured it to use. The only ...
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Hostapd. Devices disassocated even before connected

I am trying to create an Access Point with Hostapd in my laptop, which is running Debian 7.6 (wheezy). The laptop intended to be the AP is connected to the Internet via Ethernet (eth0) with static IP ...
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Windows 10 preview PC getting served static and DHCP address

Setup PC: Latest Windows Tech Preview IP address set to static. Router: R7000/DDWRT Lately I've notice, when checking devices that are connected to my router, that this PC has been showing the ...
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How can I put two wireless routers on the same subnet? [closed]

I have two Netgear wireless routers; one primary (WNR2000) connected to the Internet, and a secondary (WNR1000) connected to the primary via a long Ethernet cable to the other side of my home. A LAN ...
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Source of internet wireless: Mask connected devices behind router/device

Which device/router do I need to use not an ethernet cable as source of internet but a wireless connection. I want to connect to a (different) wireless network without it knowing how much or which ...
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Arch Linux - DHCP - Can someone diagnose this?

Arch Linux Wifi Connection Issues I am currently in the process of trying to install Arch i686 on an Acer Aspire One 532h (32 bit). At this point I am still in the LiveCD environment and setting up ...
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How to configure the network interface with a dynamic range of IP addresses?

I am new to networking, so please bear with me. I have two network interfaces. One network interface is connected to the external world. Another network interface 'p3p1' is what I want to use for ...
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How to connect wireless router to work network with NAT?

I want to connect a wireless router to my work network, but I want all the wireless clients connected to the router to appear as a single IP address to the "men in black" network admins. So I believe ...
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Unable to access router home page

I am Unable to ping router at 192.168.10.1 I want to access the router to change wireless security passphrase Why I am not able to access with web browser? Machine Details: Win7, IP: ...
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NSlookup of static IP showing computer name from DHCP range

I am part of a network with 60 or so maximum devices. Just a class C subnet where x.x.x.1-100 are statically addressed hardware. 101-150 are also statically assigned addresses for thinclients and ...
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DNS Resolution Errors on New Active Directory (Server 2012 R2)

In advance I thank you for any help or advice you can provide as I am fairly new to the concepts and config of Active Directory and related roles like DNS, DHCP etc. I have recently set up a domain ...
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How can my server announce its presence to everyone in the network [closed]

The situation is as follows. I want to have an application running on a server. All of the desktops in the company has to connect to it. But I do not want the IP address of the server to be hard coded ...
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How to use the internet modem DHCP on a LAN created by wireless router?

My home network description: [Laptop] -> [Wireless Router] -> [Internet Modem] -> [Internet] Sorry if I'll say something noob I'm not a professional on networking. I have a LAN created by ...