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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In Windows 8, How do I make a static IP for each network?

I would like to have it so that my computer sets its IP address statically depending on which network that it is connected to. I have 3 Networks that I regularly use and it seems that with Windows I ...
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PC does not get ip address from router using wired connection

I have an ASUS WL-520GU wireless router with four LAN ports. When my laptop is running Windows 7, and I make a wired connection from the laptop to the router, the laptop does not get an IP address. ...
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Ethernet connection shows unidentified network with no internet access

For years I've used a physical Ethernet connection for my internet access, then a few days ago it went down and said it was an unidentified network with no internet access. I dug out a wifi card and ...
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How to make WinServer's AD work with Linux DNS/DHCP on VMware?

I got 2 virtual machines : Windows Server 2008 with Active Directory installed. Linux that works as a DNS and DHCP Server I need to make them work together, but I don't if this is going to be ...
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How can the DHCP routers option work if it's my own IP address?

I'm setting up a T-Mobile USB 4G data modem on Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm not making sense of the DHCP lease that T-Mobile gives me. Specifically, the value of the "option routers" is identical to the ...
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Will Windows renew IP address sometime after “ipconfig /release”?

On a Windows 2000 PC, I did a "ipconfig /release" to disconnect it from the network. After about 6 hours, I checked it again and it was still disconnected. But then about 17 hours after that, I ...
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Systemd-networkd: How can I prepend a static nameserver entry to DHCP-discovered nameservers?

I'm using systemd 213 on Arch Linux, and systemd-networkd/resolved with DHCP to connect to the internet. I'm also running a caching DNS server on 127.0.0.1. I'd like to make this server the first DNS ...
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Windows failing to renew IP lease

Approximately a month ago I started experiencing a minor, but frustrating problem: my internet connection would drop for several seconds every two hours. My quick investigation showed that these ...
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Can't connect to server when router is unplugged

So I have a network here where all computers are connected to a switch, including a local server. The router is connected to the switch which supplies the internet. It is also the DHCP server. Does it ...
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DDNS in BIND9 with custom records

I have BIND9 and DHCP configured to communicate with each other for providing DDNS in my network but I need to also setup custom records as some machines need to respond to more than one hostname. ...
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Reliable cross-platform way of determining hostname from IP address

Within the DHCP table of a router, clients that have sent their network name are listed with IP and MAC addresses. I need a way to get the host names that clients have sent. The router does not store ...
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Failed to connect to server: The requested address is a broadcast address, but the appropriate flag was not set

My server IP address starts with 128.xxx.xxx.xxx and my laptop gets its address as a DHCP and is of the for 10.254.xxx.xxx I configured the server to look for my laptop and when I start the server it ...
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Change IP based on AP

I connect to 8 different Access Points, each with a separate subnet and each location does not allow DHCP. I want my computer to change my IP address to an assigned IP address per location based on ...
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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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Why unconnected network card periodically sends DHCP requests?

I have a PC with windows 7 OS. The PC has two network cards, one built-in 100Mbit, one PCI-E 1Gbit. The 1Gbit interface is connected to a linux-based router with DHCP server. The server provides valid ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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.