Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) allows computers on the same network to automatically obtain a unique IP address.

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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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OpenVPN DHCP server issue

I've worked through the tutorial listed at http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/VPN_(the_easy_way)_v24%2B. I have dd-wrt running on my router with the OpenVPN server daemon running. I'm running in ...
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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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Connect to Google Play via eth0 android x86

I installed in VirtualBox Android x86 4.0 for eeepc (android-x86-4.0-RC2-eeepc.iso). After installation, android want connect to play, but I haven't configured network. I press "not now". After ...
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Changing router GATEWAY IP using CLI

I'm setting up my load balance router with 3 ISPs, 2 of the modems have the same GATEWAY IP. Any idea how to change Huawei BM622i GATEWAT IP? I can't get to work using the web interface. So, ...
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DHCP option to control interface metric

For some reason Windows is using only one interface for local network broadcasting (the one with lowest metrics). When client connects to VPN network, i want it to make new network preferred for ...
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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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APIPA (169.254.*.*) being assigned even with DHCP off in Windows 7

I've one eth interface on my home Computer which has two IPv4 addresses assigned. I use static addressing not DHCP. I am not assigning the 169.254.. manually, it's being assigned by something in my ...
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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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How to configure AirPort Extreme as the DHCP/DNS/NAT server where DSL modem/router does them?

I have an AirPort Extreme BS and a modem/router (ISP's NetMaster). I want to host my own websites from my Mac Mini with OS X Server. At the moment, ISP's router is the DHCP/DNS/NAT server, and AirPort ...
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DHCP hostname option

The DHCP protocol includes a set of options as described in RFC2132. The option 12 defines the hostname. What is the role of this hostname in the DHCP protocol. Should the DHCP server use this ...
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Using dnsmasq with NetworkManager

It was well known that NetworkManager does not play well with dnsmasq (ref: here). I've skimmed throught the lengthy discussion here but still not sure what the recommended way to deal with the ...
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dnsmasq doesn't provide IP address to udhcpc

We have an embedded Linux device using udhcpc to get a DHCP IP address and a Wifi access point that provides it. Originally the WAP used udhcpc as well and this worked fine, but in order to add DNS ...
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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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I have a small computer with DHCP, but what makes it publish names to clients?

Set up a small ARM computer (cubox) with Debian. That has three NICs, one Internet, two local net. Basically, this is a router with a bridged interface (br0) and firewall. DHCP-server ...
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DHCP settings out of range Internet shuts off after a few minutes

I recently upgraded from windows eight to windows 8.1 I do not know if this has anything to do with anything I have a 64 bit OS. My Internet goes off by itself every 5 minutes even though my wireless ...
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Setting Up Port Forwarding For Foscam Camera With Apple Airport Extreme

I am trying to setup a Foscam FI8189W IP Camera to work with my Airport wifi network. I have tried to follow the instructions that Foscam has given but I believe the problem is with my Airport setup. ...
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how to access two subnet in one NIC?

I am wondering if it is possible to use one network card to access two subnet in windows. I need to access a (LAN) local ip 192.168.0.5/255.255.255.0 and WAN with DHCP. I google that someone suggests ...
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Can't get IP on Windows 7 after (even more) extensive troubleshooting

I posted here a while back about a problem pulling an IP from my router's DHCP on a Windows 7 machine. Since posting that message, I've taken even more drastic steps, but I still can't pull and ...
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Access to VirtualBox guest VM across multiple router hops

On an FC18 guest VirtualBox VM (a), I have bridged networking configured with DHCP. Using the DHCP address, it is possible to ping this guest from the host (b) as well as from other systems (c) on the ...
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Onkyo UWF-1 networking issue

I recently bought an Onkyo TX-8050 network stereo receiver http://www.onkyo.ca/Products/model.php?m=TX-8050&class=Receiver and a UWF-1 wireless dongle ...
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can't obtain ip-address from my dhcp

I can't obtain a ip-addres from my dhcp-server and it's going trough a firewall (pfsense), The firewall(pfsense) and DHCP server are two virtual machines on my physical server(ESXI). As rules i use ...
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Create a Home Network for File Sharing and access Internet at the same time

I have 2 hosts A (Windows) and B(OSX) with a couple of mobile devices in my network. When I enabled File Sharing on my hosts, I noticed that their IP's keep on changing which is annoying sometimes. ...
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How to fix DHCP giving out numerous bad addresses

Where I work we have run into a major issue a few times in the past month. Our DHCP server will randomly start filling up with BAD_ADDRESS. We have 3 sections in the subnet. (4.x, 5.x, and 6.x) Aside ...
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VPN failure after ISP switch

We are a small library and are trying to switch our ISP, but after the switch we have VPN and SIP failures. We have a DSL modem set up in bridge mode, we have a Juniper firewall, and Windows Server ...
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Can't access domain shared folder by name but I can by IP

I have computer with windows server 2008 r2 and a router works as dhcp server. I created a domain on the server and I created users. I made the clients access the network via new users of domain then ...
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Bypass bug in router's IP address assignment

I have an laptop running Ubuntu connected to my home network. My home network connects to the outside world through a NETGEAR CG3000 gateway that acts as a DHCP server. My laptop normally uses a ...
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Why does dhcpcd exit immediately on carrier loss?

I have noticed that on every server of mine, with different ISPs, the dhcpcd process always exits immediately on carrier loss. I am confused because a carrier loss should be quite common on ...
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Does Windows internet connection sharing support DHCP reservation?

I have a rack full of computers connected to the internet via internet connection sharing (ICS) on one of the Windows 7 machines. Two Axis IP cameras are connected to the rack. Each time the system ...
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Strange Networking Setup — Two ISPs to one household

I have an interesting networking problem that I am trying to solve. I have two ISPs into my household. I have Verizon DSL, which I use as my primary connection to the internet. I also just got Time ...
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CentOS DHCP server failover won't give out leases

I have followed this tutorial: http://www.madboa.com/geek/dhcp-failover/ However, I can not seem to get a lease at my windows client. I have set both servers (CentOS 6.2) in virtual machines, ...
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How can I restart my routers DHCP to the first starting address?

I just changed my router's IP from 192.168.1.1 to 10.1.1.1. My local IP before was 192.168.1.124 and now it is 10.1.1.124. How can I make it 10.1.1.100 (100 is the starting number for my DHCP ...
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Can I configure and use 2 DHCP servers in my Home Lab Setup

I am setting up a Home Lab environment for development and testing. The purpose of this lab is multifunctional and the hardware involved is : Cisco ESW 540 24 Port GB Switch with VLAN etc... HP ...
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How do I gracefully fall back to AutoIP when there is no DHCP service available?

I am developing an embedded device based on Linux and Busybox, and trying to make it adaptable to different network configurations. I want to: 1- At boot time, if there is no DHCP reply, use an ...
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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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Router DHCP wireless vs. LAN entries, Internet Connectivity Issues

I own a Linksys E1500 router. Given the DHCP client table below: COMPUTER has a Wireless interface entry but no LAN interface entry. Does this mean the router does not detect COMPUTER to be ...
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Host Not reachble on a Network Interface

I have two network interfaces on my linux system. When I select eth0 as default gateway , everything works fine. I can connect to the system from other computers, but when I select eth1 as default ...
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udhcpc: How can I get the result of requesting option?

I use commond line like this: udhcpc -O domain But the teminal only shows like this: Sending discover... Sending select for 192.168.X.X... Lease of 192.168.X.X obtained, leasing time ... So ...
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WNDR4500 DHCP Passthrough not working

I have a 2Wire Internet gateway with DHCP running. I have added a NetGear WNDR4500 to provide Wireless N and network attached storage (USB via WNDR4500). I have a media server connected to the 2Wire ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.10 interfaces file unreadable

I am configuring ubuntu server 11.10 to go from dhcp to static and whenever I try to restart my networking manager, I get the error: command ran: sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart ...
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How to configure VirtualBox so that I can address Guest VM by name instead of IP address?

I have a CentOS 6.3 VM running on a Windows 7 host using VirtualBox. The guest is using a Bridged Adapter. How can I configure VirtualBox to allow me to access my CentOS 6.3 guest OS by name instead ...
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Connecting PC with static IP to netbooter

I am trying to connect a netBooter to a computer with a static IP address. The instructions in the netbooter ( http://www.synaccess-net.com/support.php ) say that I can connect the netbooter directly ...
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1:1 NAT IP address using iptables

Suppose I have 2 internal networks: 1.1.1.0/24 and 1.1.2.0/24 I would like to NAT a specific IP address from one network to the other, in which the new address would be obtained via DHCP. For ...
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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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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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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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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 ...