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

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Windows 7 computer not renewing ip address on start up unless I reset computer

I recently reinstalled Windows 7, and I noticed that I do not automatically receive an IP address when I start up the computer. When I reset, it makes it get an IP address, and I can surf like ...
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In OS X, how can I prepend 127.0.0.1 to the list of DNS servers obtained through DHCP?

I am trying to use dnsmasq to resolve certain known domains using its configuration, but let the rest of the requests go through to the normal DNS server assigned by DHCP. I cannot get this to work. ...
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Add a static IP alias to a DHCP interface on Windows 8

I have a Windows 8 machine that has only a single Ethernet port. It needs to use DHCP and also needs a static IP. Each IP is in a different subnet, and each serves a different, incompatible purpose. ...
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Sharing Internet connection across LAN

For the life of me, I can't figure this out. I had it working once in my network, but never after that. I have two machines A (Win7-x64) and B (WinXP-x86), connected through TP-Link's TL-MR3420 ...
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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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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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DDWRT: Is it possible to define the same ip for two different Mac-Addresses?

Is it Possible to configure ddwrt in such a way, that the dhcp server leases the same static ip (in my case 192.168.2.1) and hostnames for two different mac-adresses? I have ethernet and wifi in my ...
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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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TP-Link router sometimes fails to negotiate proper IP address

I'm trying to fix the WiFi connection of a family member. They get their internet from a cable modem. The modem is connected to a device that looks like a small Ethernet switch. This switch is ...
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Unidentified network on windows 8 pc when hard wired to Airport extreme

I have a weird problem which not been able to resolve as of yet. Okay so let me explain, I have recently had fibre optic installed, and I decided to use a new Airport Extreme (instead of the router ...
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Disconnect other users from DHCP client list

When I log in to my modem webpage I can see lot of employees are connected to WiFi network. This is okay. I have full access to the system and i want to disconnect the particular employee from the ...
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Which clients accept DHCP option 42 to configure their NTP servers? [closed]

From what I can tell based on observations of my own OS X 10.8.5 machine, and the information in "Windows clients not using NTP server provided via DHCP," neither OS X nor Windows 7 are able to ...
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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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How can I find out IP adresses of DHCP clients when I setup internet connection sharing with Network Manager (Linux)?

I sometimes configure routers with my laptop and use connection sharing with Network manager and so my laptop acts as DHCP server. I then need to connect (via ssh usually) to the servers that are DHCP ...
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How to set up a VM gateway/DHCP and virtual network in CentOS KVM?

Today I have a working setup where the physical host runs W2k3. It has 2 physical NIC's. It runs Vmware server and I have a ClearOS VM installed acting as a FW/DHCP/DNS for both the host and all the ...
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Forcing resolver to OpenDNS's servers

I'm trying to configure Debian as a router/gateway on my network with eth0 going to my ISP's modem and eth1 to my LAN. eth0 needs DHCP so that it gets the proper IP address from my ISP modem, but in ...
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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 retain a unique IP on a client with a static IP in a DHCP subnet?

When I say DHCP subnet I mean that the clients are intended to receive their network configuration via DHCP, not statically. Let's observe the following situation: I set up an IP address ...
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Does NAT Map to the MAC Address, or to the Local IP?

I would like to set up NAT to put a service on internet using my Technicolor TG 582 router. I mention the specific router model just to have a reference, but the question goes in general as I may ...
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My computer does not use DCHP, it only uses default adress? No network access

Recently one of my computer's network connection stopped to work. When I did an ipconfig I saw that the NIC was using the IP address outside the range of my DCHP server, something like ...
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why does my network disconnects from internet every couple of hours?

I have a broadband that here you can see its details. It provides wireless and also I got two more routers that use them as access points. DHCP is disabled on them and these two routers work are set ...
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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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How can I know the DHCP settings offered by a server?

I want to debug a router that is giving strange DHCP settings, but I don't know how to check it without having to make my system take all the configurations. Isn't there a utility that returns all ...
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Can't get IP on Windows 7 after extensive troubleshooting

My Windows 7 system is not able to pull an IP from my router's DHCP. This just started a few days ago, and I've done quite a bit of troubleshooting. Here's what I've tried in roughly chronological ...
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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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DHCP and 169.xxx.xxx.xxx [duplicate]

I have been seeing this a lot at work and at home. At home, a single device will not obtain an IP from the DHCP so it self assigns an IP in the 169.xxx.xxx.xxx range. If I put in a static IP it works ...
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Wireless to Wired Bridge with Bonjour Service Clients

I want to create a wireless to wired bridge on my rasbian powered Rasperry Pi to connect my DVB-T box to the network. The DVB-T box sends the signal into the network using Apple's bonjour service. To ...
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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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Stop DHCP services on Linux - Ubuntu

How do I stop DHCP services on a particular ethernet port in Linux ? I was trying to take full control of an ethernet port of my computer to inject packets into the device plugged into it without ...
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Router's DHCP not working after a Windows machine is connected

In my office, there are several computers that are connected to a router/access point. Everything was fine until my wife came in with her laptop. It's on Windows 8. Sometimes, other computers cannot ...
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Can I Chain Two Routers Together Keeping DHCP on Both?

I have read that I can connect a second router by turning off DHCP and NAT, but I want the second router to assign DNS (I'm using it as an access point for my kids, and will use OpenDNS family service ...
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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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Find out dhcp assigned gateway and dns settings in Linux (CentOS)

How to find the gateway and DNS IPs in a DHCP configured network in CentOS? I'm using CentOS installed in vmware using NAT connection and I want to make the ip static.
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ASUS RT-N10 router and a 8 port wireless switch to make a network of 10 PCs

I need to set up a 10 PC network for playing games and sharing files. We all use windows 7. I've heard that if I connect a switch to a port on the router and others to the computers then the ...
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Network is not connecting after startup automatically in Windows

After some perturbations with network drivers now I have a situation where the network is not connecting automatically after the boot-up. It indicates, that the connection is limited or no ...
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Separate DHCP scope for domain/non domain computers Windows 2008R2/2012

Is there a way that DHCP role in Windows Server will be giving a different settings (in this example different primary DNS server) to computers that are a part of Windows domain, and computers that ...
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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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Home Router (DD-WRT) and using DMASQ for a host via dynamically assigned via DHCP

I have a home Home Router (DD-WRT) and I want to be able to look up machines via hostname. However, I would like to do this with machines where the IP Address id dynamically given via DHCP. Example ...
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Windows 7 RNDIS client sends REQUEST without DHCP server IP

My linux based board is running a DHCP server on USB0 port to assign a fixed IP to the connected RNDIS client. When I connect Win XP or Ubuntu machine with this board, host machine gets the fixed IP ...
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Windows 8 : Force a static IP adress only for a specific network

I am a developer. I need to have a static IP adress when I'm at my office, and would like to use my DHCP at home. Making a reservation on the office's DHCP isn't possible (the router they have ...
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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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Computer connects to the wrong router

I have 2 routers connected together and multiple computers connected to each router. (see image) The problem is that when I connect a computer to Router 1 and let it get the IP automatically, it ...
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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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How to use DHCP with manual address in Windows?

In OS X there's an option for use DHCP with manual address: is there any way to do that (or something similar, with any program) in Windows? image: http://i.stack.imgur.com/Lyn0b.png Here's my ...
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DHCP Reservation vs Mac address filtering. Are they the same security?

I am able to give an ip address to a wired/wireless device based on the mac address. Other automatic DHCP is turned off. Is this as effective as a security measure as MAC filtering? It just seems ...
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Two wireless extenders with same mac address…How to assign IP address dhcp

I have two wireless extenders, and they both have the exact same mac address (same make and model) Now, they work fine in the network, I just wanted to know how can I assign them specific IP ...
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Using Macbook pro ethernet as a DHCP server

I'm developing an arduino project with an Ethernet shield. In order to simulate that the arduino is connected to a router i simply want to make the Macbook act as a DHCP server and give the IP to the ...
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How to configure my 2 router to make them as access points

I have this broadband and the main wireless router: Main Router Also I have two other routers and would like to make them as access points. So All with the same SSID, then the device can choose the ...
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dhcp static assignment doesn't clean bind after DHCPRELEASE

I've got a set of virtual machines inside VirtualBox on a OSX host. My Gateway-VM is Ubuntu 13.04 with 4 NICs. On this machine ISC-DHCP-Server and Bind9 are running and DDNS-updates work fine when ...