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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Linux - use dhcp again to get IP

I had statically set my ip in Linux using: sudo ifconfig eth0 192.168.blah.blah Now I want it to go back to using DHCP to assign the IP. How do I do that? This is what I see when I run dhclient ...
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LinkSys router suddenly cannot get an IP address

I have a linksys router WRT54G2 connected to a cable broadband. Just last week, everything was working perfectly - I would be able to connect my laptop to the internet using WiFi. However, starting ...
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Is there a better way to get dd-wrt to ignore my ISP's 3rd DNS server?

My ISP's DHCP server specifies 3 DNS servers that provide ads on mistyped domain names. I'm using a third party DNS provider that only has 2 DNS servers, but unless I put something in the third box dd-...
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MacBook Pro with OSX 10.6.3 (Snow Leopard) Wi-Fi network connection breaks after few minutes

I have a MacBook Pro with OSX 10.6.3 (Snow Leopard). After connecting on a Wi-Fi network, the connection "breaks" after a few minutes. What I mean by "breaking" is that all requests, whether it is ...
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dhcp status in linux [closed]

How to find in linux(fedora12) if dhcp is running on network?
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Dhcpd Daemon is trying to lease itself?

I have a Slackware Linux 13.0 box with two interfaces, eth0 and eth1. I have set this box up to be on the 192.168.1.0/24 network, with subnet mask of 255.255.255.0. I am trying to run a dhcpd server ...
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How to set the hostname according to the DNS name on Ubuntu 9.10?

Motivation I have to manage a lot of virtual machines that I create by copying a template (VmWare image). Problem Now I have the problem that in the template the file /etc/hostname contains a given ...
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How to set up DHCP-configured access through a Linux box?

I would like an old desktop box to use my laptop as a router to access the internet. Here is my setup: I have one ethernet port in the side of my laptop which I want to use to get internet access ...
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Configuring default gateway returned by dhcp server

I have a machine which connects via ethernet to a private LAN, and wireless to a network which provides internet connectivity. The private LAN uses a wireless router to perform DHCP. The problem is ...
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How do I add wireless-router to existing VPN-router>DHCP-server network?

Our office just acquired a Cisco/Linksys RVL200 VPN Router for use as our primary router. We handle DHCP serving via dhcpd on a Debian server. I want to enable wireless access to our network. We have ...
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Does exists a software that act as DHCP service?

I need to configure a network made by a simple old hub with 24-ports a server and some clients. Both clients and server has Windows XP or later. If all clients has the DCHP service enabled does ...
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Which protocol do most home routers use to get the names of the connected devices?

In most home routers, you can find a DHCP client table. Obviously the router knows the IP and MAC addresses of the connected computers. However, most of the time the router can list the computer names ...
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Connect to host by name using a Linksys wrt54g as my router and dhcp server

I have a Linksys WRT54G router at my house. How do I enable/perform connect-by-name on my network (like "kitchen" and "musicbox") on Windows XP, Linux (Ubuntu and CentOS), and Mac clients? Sometimes ...
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IP addresses not updating, but showing correctly in the DHCP Address Leases

I first noticed this when I tried a RDP to wxp-38-shop and it connected me to the computer wxp-alvinm As you can see in the picture I pinged wxp-38-shop and it shows a different IP then whats given ...
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Forward ports to the same computer even when the IP changes due to DHCP with D-link wireless router

I have a PC connected directly to a wireless router D-LINK WBR-1310, and I use port forwarding to that PC so I can connect to it via SSH remotely. However, I use the built in DHCP to manage IP ...
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DD-WRT: DNSMasq expand-hosts not working

I have a Linksys router running DD-WRT (Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (09/08/09) mini). I have it successfully resolving the DNS names for my DHCP-assigned systems, but only when I fully-qualify those ...
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Computer cannot get DHCP address and if assigned valid static IP it still can't use network

The computer (HP laptop, Vista 64bit Home Premium SP1) had/has viruses. To remove viruses, I took out drive and hooked up to another computer and used 2 different scanners to remove viruses. I then ...
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How can I add additional search domains to the resolv.conf created by dhclient in CentOS

When my CentOS virtual machine boots it uses DHCP to get an IP address. It also overwrites resolv.conf with the DNS settings provided by the DHCP server. The DHCP server doesn't supply any search ...
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Does a router know not to hand out static IP addresses to other devices?

I set a computer on my network to use a Static IP address Shutdown the computer so its not on and not connected to the network Question: How does my router know not to hand out that IP address to ...
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DHCP not working after NetBIOS over TCP/IP disabled

I want to disable the "NetBIOS over TCP/IP" device in the device manager to free port 445. But after doing that my Internet stops working. I'm connected to a WLan router using DHCP on WinXP, and it is ...
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VMware with bridged network and DHCPs

In our office we use VMware for almost everything. Our host machine is pretty empty and we just use it to run the Workstation. From time to time we copy one machine to other coworker and then we have ...
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NIC card using strange IP address

I'm using Windows Vista on a laptop, and while my wireless card works fine and takes the address the wireless router's DHCP server gives it, for some reason when I plug my (built-in) laptop NIC port ...
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Ubuntu 8.04 server is not retaining a static IP address

I recently setup a linux box running Ubuntu 8.04 (to match another server with 8.04). I need to insure that this box has a static IP address and I changed /etc/network/interfaces to set up the static ...
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Can no longer reach DHCP server

I've read some of the other DHCP questions here, but my problem is a little different. I have a home laptop that has been working fine for ages. I brought my work laptop home at the weekend to finish ...
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Internet connection issue

For some reason this laptop doesn't want to stay connected to the Internet. I have to restart the DHCP client service every time to fix the connection problem. I didn't have to usually do this. I'm ...
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DNS / DHCP Issues

I just got back from a site visit where I had to use a fixed IP, gateway, and DNS address. When off the main network there, I used a USB 3G modem with no problem, but as soon as I got home, I could ...
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Fixed dhcp ipv6 lease with windows seven?

Here is my setup: my isp provides me with a /64 ipv6 adress (a real one, not through an ipv4 tunnel or whatever) in addition to my ipv4 my router provides the ip with dhcp over my home network. I ...
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How can I change my public IP address?

I'm looking for a way to change my public IP address. You know, the one that other websites see. I know what I'm looking for is basically a proxy server, but I don't want to use a proxy for 2 ...
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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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Connect Ethernet Device Directly to Tablet PC Running Windows

I have an Ethernet device that I need to connect directly to a mobile tablet computer. (The device contains some sort of embedded Linux that supports DHCP.) Is there any way to set up some kind of "...
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Release/renew IP address via Terminal in OS X

I am looking to release and renew my IP address in OS X 10.4 (Tiger) using Terminal. Essentially, I need the OS X equivalent of Windows': C:\\> ipconfig /release C:\\> ipconfig /renew ...
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Can DHCP provide DNS addresses when IP is static?

In Windows, when I select static IP (instead of DHCP-assigned one) I have to enter the IP address for DNS servers. Is there a way to manually set IP address yet obtain the DNS addresses from the DHCP ...
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How access network computers by name

I have a local home network. The computers get IP address from a router via DHCP. So the address are dynamic and change. How can I assign names to computers to be able refer by name? One computer is ...
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Windows 7 Default Gateway problem

I have a strange problem (or at least seems strange to me) the below are IP configurations for two laptops on my home network which consists of a main router 192.168.11.1 and a connected wireless ...
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How to configure DHCP for a wifi access point in front of a DSL router

What's the general procedure for adding a wifi access point to a DSL modem connection. That is, I've got DSL router -> Desktop computer and I want to get to DSL router -> Wireless router -&...
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OS X location aware networking

I have a macbook running OS X 10.6.2. I would like to be able to use DHCP when roaming, but automatically switch to a static IP when my macbook is in range of my home router. Right now I must manually ...
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My Very Own DHCP Server

My home network is as follows: Cable modem for internet, connected to a wireless router, multiple clients connected over the wireless network. My wireless router has a builtin DHCP server that assigns ...
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cannot renew ip unable to contact dhcp server

Hey all, I'm trying to switch up a home network from one computer (XP Service Pack 2) directly connected to via a modem to 2 computers (adding a Macbook) connecting through a router. The Macbook is ...
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DHCPv6 server + client on Linux

Which IPv6 capable DHCP server and client is best to use on Ubuntu? I can't find a good HOWTO. ISC DHCP?
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How make static local ip for server on OS X, Airport Extreme

In my other question, I was trying to set up my mac as a server, and the thing they suggested after is setting it to a static local ip outside of the DHCP range so I could port forward to that and it ...
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Wireless DHCP doesn't work until wired Ethernet plugged in

A client of mine has an Asus R1F tablet running Windows XP Tablet SP3. It has an Intel 3945ABG wireless card; wired Ethernet is a Realtek something-or-other. In the past few days, it's developed an ...
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Ubuntu reinstall dhcp3-client

Following advice from another SU question (link) I apt-get remove'd dchp3-client from a virtual machine on my computer. The problem the question was hoping to solve did not get resolved, and now I'm ...
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How can I stop Mac OS X overriding my hostname when I receive a DHCP request on Snow Leopard?

Whenever I go on a network where the DHCP server assigns hostnames then it overrides the settings I've set for my hostname on my Mac in the "Sharing" section of System Preferences. How do I stop this ...
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How can I setup a router to assign IP addresses to all connections through a 24-port hub?

How can I do that? Also is there any router that is already ready to handle something like that? Is there any other recommended setup to solve this problem. This is a relatively low budget (probably ...
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2 default gateways, one to 0.0.0.0… with DHCP

A problem that I have here with Windows 7 (RTM) and Windows Vista (SP2), on multiple machines, is that clients get a default gateway of the DHCP server (like they should) but on top of that, also a ...
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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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Why won't a MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard obtain an IP address (DHCP)?

Background: I am trying to connect my MacBook Pro to a business grade network where I do not have access to reboot the server, switches, or router. Problem: The MacBook Pro (running Snow Leopard ...
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Self-assigned IP address

I sometimes have problems dropping IP addresses after changing networks and get stuck with a self-assigned IP that I cannot drop by hitting the renew "DHCP Lease" button on my Mac OS X.5 Leopard. The ...
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How can i assign multiple IP addresses to an NIC (possibly software solution)?

I am connected to a network that assigns my IP address via DHCP, but i also need to assign my NIC an IP address that is not in the network's address range. Is this possible, maybe with some "virtual ...
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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 ...