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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192.168.1.254 vs 255 DHCP IP assignment

I belive that with a 255.255.255.0 subnet you get 255 ip addresses. Whats the difference between DHCP servers that use "192.168.1.1 to 192.168.1.254" and "192.168.1.1 to 192.168.1.255"? Are both of ...
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FreeBSD default router

I have two network interfaces in a FreeBSD box, both configured with DHCP; each is assigned an IP and gateway. FreeBSD is using the wrong interface for outbound traffic. How can I override the default ...
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Can I seed what DHCP options are offered on my network connection WITHOUT server access

When you get a DHCP address from a DHCP server it comes with options. I want to see all of the options set. Yes, I know that I could bug one of our extremely busy sysadmins and get them listed off to ...
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Restarting BIND service getting error

When I restart the BIND service getting this error from syslog named[4960]: /etc/bind/named.conf:15: couldn't add command channel 127.0.0.1#953: address in use Even when I execute nslookup ...
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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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Problems Configuring Netgear Prosafe 7224v4 Switch

Our office has a Netgear Prosafe 7224v2 Switch which was installed a number of years ago. Currently the switch is not configured to act as a DHCP server thus we need to manually assign all our ...
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Do my other local computers need a static IP when I use port forwarding?

If I change my main computer to static and port forward to get a server hosted, does that mean that I need to change the rest of the laptops and computer on the network to static to get them to ...
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How to reach my router's configuration page?

I've set up a router in my room (It's a TP-LINK W8980). I'm inside a college room, so I connected the WAN to the ethernet ports of my room, and the router is creating a wifi network. It's using PPPoE ...
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How to bridge two interfaces both on different networks with different IP addresses in OpenWRT?

My embedded Linux device—running OpenWRT—has two interfaces that are ath0 and ath1. ath0 is a WLAN port also runs a DHCP server. ath1 is used for Internet connection. Now, I have to setup these ...
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Connect one router to another one >> ip conflict

I have 2 routers, the first one is connected to 2 switches 24 ports each one, and is there because it is vpn connected. The second one connects to one of these ports and is the wifi one. My problem is ...
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Win Server 2008 DHCP on Virtual Network

I'm new to network stuff. I have 2 virtual computers running in VirtualBox: 1 on Win XP and 1 on Win Server 2008. I'm trying to create a DHCP server and DNS server on my server. I know how to add ...
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Windows remembers old DNS suffix

I just changed the DNS domain of my local network from home.local to mydomain.local, after purchasing mydomain.com. I made all the necessary changes in my BIND and DHCP server, and linux clients on ...
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Linux IP aliasing with single DHCP and single STATIC IP address

I'm working on an embedded system with a single physical ethernet device. Using aliasing, I'd like the device configured such that one static IP address (call it s.s.s.s) is ALWAYS available. The ...
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Removing DHCP and DNS from Windows AD Domain

This is my first time posting here, so please bear with me. I have been searching for this answer for a few days now with no luck. Maybe my google-fu is not strong enough. I am a software engineer ...
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How to get an unused (on another host) IP range

I'm working on an embedded system that will feature a ethernet connection to a PC host. The product contains a DHCP server so the PC can automatically get an IP assigned. In order to not interfere ...
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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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What to consider when putting a router inside of another network, not controlled by me?

this question is a question from an users point of view, and a noob regarding network technology. I am living in an appartement block, where the internet is routed central (lets call it that way). ...
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DHCP List not empty after disconnection

I have a wimax modem connected to a router, a TP LINK router, the weird problem I am having is that it keeps dropping wifi, and I cannot reconnect to the wifi again. I connected the router by wire, to ...
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Why does my router stop giving out IP addresses

I've got a Cisco Linksys X3500 ADSL2+ router which we have been using fine for a long while, until all of a sudden, the router stopped providing IP addresses after a certain amount of clients were ...
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How to ignore DNS servers coming from DHCP

I use one of those dns services that let you bypass region restrictions on Netflix and similar sites. However I noticed that recently it stopped working, even though I set up the service's dns ...
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DHCP server in separate broadcast domain and option 82

Recently studies of DHCP servers raise some questions, which I cannot find the answers to using Google. Many documentations state: "If there is only one subnet declaration, and no network interfaces ...
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Ignore DNS servers from DHCP lease

I've an Ubuntu box. When I connect to a wifi network, I get the IP address for wlan interface using dhclient. The problem is, I don't to use the DNS servers provided by the DHCP lease. How can I do ...
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DD-WRT sends itself as the DNS server to DHC clients

I'm using DD-WRT on my router (version DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/11/14) mega). WAN is configured to have static IP and LAN is configured to have a DHCP server provide addresses/DNS, etc to clients. All of ...
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Change DHCP IP Pool Starting Address

How can I change DHCP IP Pool Starting Address from 192.168.1.xxx to 192.168.10.xxx?
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Two routers, same network, different SSID and password

I have a question about router configuration that I haven't really found an answer to. What I have: SSID: House A: A ZyXEL DSL-modem (660 Prestige) with built-in WLAN and DHCP-Server. IP: ...
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Tomato firmware with separate DCHP server

I've got a Tomato router which works wonderfully, but I've also got a Windows server that I would like to use as the DHCP server instead of the Tomato router. I know that I can configure each client ...
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Specific ip settings for different wifi access points

I have a situation where I want to connect a tablet to two different networks, not simultaneously but switching from one to the other (and at different locations). The tablet is running on Windows ...
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ddclient updating to public IP instead of private IP

This is the antithesis to question 389125 I have private services (apache, ssh, synergys for example) accessible on a desktop on the local network. This is not with centralised login (ldap/AD for ...
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How does client know which wifi router to use?

I have two questions regarding my home network. It is currently set up as follows: Cable broadband -> NetGear CG3000v2 Modem (ssid:WIFI0) -> eth -> TP-Link WDR3600 (ssid:WIFI1) -> Netgear Router2 ...
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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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How to set up Networking and DHCP in windows server 2012 inside VirtualBox?

Background: Three operating systems are installed inside VirtualBox: Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8 Pro Windows 8 Enterprise So, I want to set up the Server 2012 R2 as Domain Controller, DHCP, ...
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Network Config (Alcatel GPON (I-241W-S) & TPLink TL WR1043ND)

I have a fibre to home internet solution configured at my place, the Alcatel GPON receives the fibre cable and a LAN cable is fed from it to the TP Link router where the ppoe connection is etablished ...
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dhcpd3 not reusing IP for mac

I have an ip range with two ip-addresses defined as follows in my dhcpd.conf: subnet 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.128 { range 192.168.1.10 192.168.1.11; default-lease-time 600; ...
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Can I make my Router (DD-WRT) act as DHCP server for an unmanaged switch that is not connected to it?

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How does DHCP work when it's not “between” your modem and devices?

I've been looking into different options for running some services on a home server. One such option is Amahi. During the setup process they recommend shutting off any other DHCP server on your ...
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Network interface configuration on Debian 6 (No DHCPOFFERS received)

I am trying to configure an interface to allow internet connection on a home server which runs Debian 6 x86. The server is behind a router which has DHCP enabled. The router IP is 192.168.1.1 with ...
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Internet access without NIC card?

If have a USB modem dongle for INTERNET connection. Can i access INTERNET from a brand new desktop/laptop without NIC card using this dongle? I feel that the dongle is just a modem ( with a DHCP ...
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Windows 7 DHCP flooding server with requests

Am attempting to connect a Windows 7 laptop to a Debian server running dnsmasq. The Windows 7 machine doesn't seem to like the DHCP info it's getting as it re-requests it every ~10 seconds. The log ...
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Unable to Set up DHCP and TFTP on Ubuntu

I want to transfer my kernel image to beaglebone black, and the guide mentions that I should have already set up DHCP and tftp on the host machine. I have set up the TFTP using: sudo apt-get ...
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How to setup this home network to allow connection between two subnets?

I have my home network currently set up like this: The Thomson router (192.168.0.1) is from my ISP and is pretty crappy. I have a much better Draytek Vigor 2820vn router that allows me to use ...
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Why doesn’t Windows Vista get an address from the DHCP server?

My Windows Vista PC does not get an IPv4 address from the DHCP server; viewing the network properties shows something (likely the DHCP request) being sent, but no packets being received. Manually ...
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DHCP with SOHO Routers turned off with DHCP Server

I am trying to learn some networking right now. I currently have a DHCP service running on my SOHO CISCO Router. If I turn off my SOHO's DHCP service and setup DHCP on a physical ...
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What could be disturbing DNS lookup on the local network?

Three windows computers setup to use hard coded 8.8.4.4 and 208.67.220.220 as DNS servers are not experiencing any problems. These servers were found using the DNS benchmark utilitiy found here. ...
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Windows Server DHCP role not working correctly in VMware Player

I've got a Windows Server 2008 running in VMWare player with the following roles: Active Directory Domain Services DHCP DNS The server is using the following credentials: The IP of the (DNS) ...
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DHCP for USB virtual ethernet interface

I'm attempting to connect my Arietta G25 Debian ARM board to my home network using DHCP (or failing that, a static IP in the correct subnet). I'm currently using the board over USB, which shows up as ...
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Networking a small office with VPN

Recently I purchased a CISCO RV042 Small Business router with VPN Capability, obviously to allow external connection to this office via VPN to access a NAS where business files are stored. I am not ...
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DHCP issues, possibly related to Netgear N300 (DGN2200)

Installed 'new' Netgear N300 (DGN2200-100UKS model number) Day 1: Install Changed router IP to 192.168.1.1 Setup DHCP range to 192.168.1.50 - 100 All clients connected and working, 4 Pc's ...
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Spoof DNS in a Rogue AP

I am using 2 interfaces on my computer, eth0 grants access to the outside world and wlan0 is where the Access Point is set up. My configuration is based on 2 networks 192.168.1.0 on eth0 and 10.0.0.0 ...
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Can My ISP's Assigning me a New IP Explain Poor Performance on my Home Network?

I have observed numerous times that poor performance on my home network, which is infrequent and characterized by slow transfer rates (especially over wireless), is resolved by rebooting the router. ...
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How to automate running the dhclient for wwan0?

in Linux Mint 17 I have to run sudo dhclient every time I connect and disconnect to/from the Internet using a mobile broadband dongle, because otherwise the connection is declared active but when I ...