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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Two VirtualBox VMs running in parallel assigned same IP

I had one VM in my VirtualBox and wanted to use it as a template/image so I cloned it. Then I launched both the original and the clone simultaneously (to simulate a server cluster for something I was ...
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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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/etc/ethers is not being read by dnsmasq

I recently configured dnsmasq on Raspbian, and everything was working perfectly except that /etc/ethers wasn't being read (yes, I did uncomment read-ethers and remember to restart dnsmasq) - the ...
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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 the WLAN interface of a home router do to reply DHCP requests just at connection time?

Using VirtualBox I created a VM with the following VirtualBox Network Settings: Attached to: Bridged Adapter Name: wlan0 ... .. . wlan0 is the wireless interface of my laptop, which is connected to ...
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Send files between two systems over LAN

I am able to send the files from one to another system connected on same router in a LAN. Now, I connected one more router to the first router to increase the range of wireless connectivity. When I ...
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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 disable DHCP on Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS?

I just got a Netgear CG3700EMR-1CMNDS from my ISP. How do I disable its DHCP server? I'm unable to find the setting.
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Windows Wireless Hosted Network (aka: Hotspot) - Port Forwarding and DHCP

I'm on Windows 8.1 and have been experimenting with the Wireless Hosted Network feature, aka: "Turn my computer into a WiFi Router". It wasn't hard to turn on, set an SSID and WPA pass, but now I'm ...
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My first home network setup with a wireless router and switch

I just got a Linksys SRW224G4 switch (24 10/100, 4 10/100/1000) I already have a Linksys WRT54GS router. (I know it's old, but it works) My problem is that well, I have no idea what I'm doing. 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 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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Windows 7 - Static DHCP server address with dynamic IP Address

Is this possible? On my LAN, I would like to setup the network properties such that the DHCP server's address is static. However, I want that server to hand out the IP Addresses and DNS addresses ...
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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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How do I get my devices to recognize the correct router and IP subnet?

The Basics Our home has a DSL line coming in to a modem on the second floor. A line then goes down to a switch/hub and through to our downstairs living room where a wireless router is set up. Up ...
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setup Mac Book Wifi interface as Wifi hotspot using specific DHCP option

I want to using my Mac Book as an access point. Besides that I also need to configure its DHCP server to not provide DNS info. For example, Mac Books AP's ssid is "MacBookHotspot". While my iPhone ...
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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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Setting the IP with dhcpcd

I have a setup where my system is in the regular home network connected to the router. The router assigns the IP to my device without issues. I would like to use the same IP every time for my device. ...
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Wired connection periodically disconnects requires ipconfig /release and /renew to reconnect

I just got back into University and after a day of using the internet I suddenly was unable to visit other webpages even though I was still able to chat. I restarted the computer and the internet ...
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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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How to see DHCP assignments in Draytek Vigor 2920 router

Web interface looks chaotic for me. Where can I see a list of computers, which had received IP addresses by DHCP?
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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 do I change the IP address of a DHCP reservation in Windows Server?

I am trying to change the IP address of a DHCP reservation in Windows Server but the IP address box is grayed out.
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DLink 614+ Connect two LANs

I have a DI-Link 614 router. As WAN connection I have a LAN which has access to internet and I do not manage it. I have 2 computers (PC1, PC2) and 2 devices connected to the router. I have ...
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I have too many DNS servers configured

The OS is Win 8.1. I have my laptop connecting to my wireless router, and I have told the router to issue out DNS via the DHCP lease. The laptop is configured to use the information. The router is ...
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Can only ping on LAN, not internet

I have 2 computers running Ubuntu 12.04 connected to a router on the 192.168.3 subnet. This router is connected to another router via the first router's modem port, so the 192.168.3 router has access ...
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Running a DHCP Server on DD-WRT in “Repeater Bridge” mode?

I am currently running a Linksys WRT160N router on DD-WRT set up as a "Repeater Bridge". It currently serves to rebroadcast my Virgin Mobile MiFi's WiFi through this router, hence broadcasting a more ...
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domain name in dhcp

My os is ubuntu and I use virtualbox and I have xp on that. now I want to set my ubuntu to dhcp server. So I downloaded isc-dhcp-server on ubuntu in configuration file i see these two line are not ...
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Re-assign IP address for VMWare image that is already running

I'm using VMWare Player. When an image running CentOS (Linux) 6.5 boots up, VMWare Player assigns an IP address dynamically (probably using DHCP) to that image. I'm assuming the IP address on the ...
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How do I assign a static IP address to an ICS client?

I have Internet Connection Sharing enabled on a Windows computer that's hosting the Internet connection. I have manually assigned what IP address to be used with the DHCP service on the host by ...
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dhcpcd overwrites NetworkManager's /etc/resolv.conf

I have an Archlinux machine. The IP is set to a fixed value, configured via the NetworkManager. When I tell the NetworkManager to connect with this configuration it successfully updates my ...
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Internet slow down after Setting up Domain Controller on VM

I running Hyper-V on 12 computer and windows server 2012 on 1 computer. I set up 2 Virtual machine Domain Controller on 2 separate computer. The second one is just a failover read only DC. My whole ...
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How can i keep an entry in my routing table, even when the associated interface goes down?

I have a linux box set up as my internet router. I have the eth0 interface connected to the lan, and the eth1 interface connected to a pppoa modem and configured with dhcp to my public ip. Due to ...
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Check if a DHCP server existing in my network using bash

using CentOS with static IP, Is there any way to determinate if a DHCP server running on the network using bash ?
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Static route set from dhcp

Does anyone know if it is possible to add static routes with dhcp? I know that there is option 121 in dhcp but I read that it can set routing via some gateway IP, and I need to set routing via device. ...
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Additional ip addresses along dhcp

On windows it seems possible to add arbitrary ip addresses on the interface, but as soon as you add one, the addresses obtained with DHCP is removed. Is it possible to set static ip addresses while ...
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PXE Boot Server without DHCP, for many different computers?

I work at a helpdesk for a university where it is very common for us to reformat people's computers using XP, Vista, and Win7 CD's and DVD's. Of course, the discs get scratched and lost a lot. It is ...
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dhcp no lease because of not-DAD mode

My virtual machine does not receive an IP lease anymore. Manually requesting a new ip lease by 'ifdown/ifup eth0' or 'dhclient eth0' or 'service network restart' don't work either. The error is ...
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IP attributed with Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter

I created a "Wireless Hosted Network" using this very helpful command : netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=YourVirtualNetworkName key=YourNetworkPassword (It is a very interesting ...
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Android Not Resolving Internal DNS on Home Server

I have a home network with a Ubuntu Server that handles all DNS and DHCP requests (I have disabled these services in my wireless router). My DHCP server (ISC-DHCP-Server) hands out IP addresses to our ...
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Reserving DHCP address

I am working in a serviced office, where I do not control the DHCP server. I have more than 3 machines that I need to have the same IP address after they get assigned. How would it be possible for me ...
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ZyWall USG 200 assigning many IPs to one device

Running a network behind a ZyWall USG 200. Our subnet has around 100-110 devices connected at any particular time. Recently some users were having trouble with getting a DHCP address (keep getting ...
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IP Conflicts via DHCP on Home Network & Multiple Router Setup

I currently have a Netgear ADSL modem/router connected to the telephone master socket, which has DHCP enabled. I then have a wired connection to an Apple Time Capsule in Bridge Mode, which is a ...
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How to setup private network using 2 routers with the following setup, one with ddwrt: internet modem > router > router?

I just purchased a DDWRT router with ddwrt v24 installed. Now I have a regular netgear router (R6300) that is connected to an internet cable modem. Internet Cable Modem > Netgear Router > DDWRT ...
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DHCP server which only configures default gateway

I have static ip's assigned to my machines, but no default routes. I want to send only the default gateways via a dhcp server. Is that possible?
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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 ...