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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/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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Can a DHCP router with MAC address whitelist be hacked with a VM?

I locked down my whole network’s MAC addresses so that only CPU’s on the whitelist can get an IP from the AirPort Extreme DHCP server and router. Well, guess what. A Mavericks VM with a completely ...
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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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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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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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Static DHCP with Century Link Modem

I'm currently attempting to change my IP address with my modem provided by my ISP (Centurylink). I was told because of the service I have, they use Dynamic IPs with indefinite lease time, and that ...
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why the ping doesn't get a reply?

I have an embedded board that has the CFE, a minimal loader. I have a host machine - linux FC16, where I am running a dhcpd server. My interface is p3p1. Here are the details of the ifcfg-p3p1. ...
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How to find the IP address of a router

I live in a dorm where many students have setup small wireless networks. There are two of this networks that are very close to my room as the signal is very strong. Our college uses DHCP to assign IP ...
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How to setup the DHCP server?

I am new to networking. I have a FC16 machine that has two network interfaces em1 and p3p1. The em1 is connected to the outside world. The p3p1 is the interface that I want to connect to my embedded ...
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Using DHCP to get multiple IP addresses on single NIC on RedHat

I am trying to obtain multiple IP addresses using the ISC dhclient supplied with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 in order to provide the IPs to multiple applications, which will run on separate virtual ...
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Relinux Live CD - waiting for network configuration

I installed ubuntu 12.04 base system via minimal ubuntu iso. I make a script to get hostname from dhcp server which explained here. It works perfect. I don't install network manager because I dont ...
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Windows 7: can I renew DHCP lease through GUI?

In Windows XP, there was a GUI option within each network interface to renew the DHCP lease of the interface. Does Windows 7 Professional no longer offer a GUI to renew DHCP? Else, how and where do ...
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How to get host-name from DHCP server via Network Manager?

I can get hostname and ip address from DHCP server with invoking the script under /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/ directory as explained here on client side . But it stopped after installed network ...
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How to know default gateway without dhcp

Sometimes i use some wifi, maybe in public places or hotels. Sometimes they do not have DHCP Server on they router, and they do not provide LAN IP Settings, and maybe they also DO NOT KNOW what LAN ...
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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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Is it possible to use DHCP to obtain default gateway and DNS server only?

I have a few VMs which I want to keep with static IP addresses. However, I run those on my laptop and frequently connect to different networks which use different default gateway and different DNS ...
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Server 2008 DHCP on a wireless adapter

We have a Server 2008 (x86) computer which acts as a server, also as a router to share Internet into multiple network segments with RRAS. Everything works fine except DHCP on a wireless adapter with ...
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With a MAC-DHCP binding at the router, do I configure the client as static?

I'm working on setting up a home web/file server together with a new-to-me Cisco router. This router does not support setting ip addresses on the interfaces, because of some peculiarities (its a ...
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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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How to use the internet modem DHCP on a LAN created by wireless router?

My home network description: [Laptop] -> [Wireless Router] -> [Internet Modem] -> [Internet] Sorry if I'll say something noob I'm not a professional on networking. I have a LAN created by ...