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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No internet connection when connected via wi-fi, but fine via ethernet (DD-WRT)

I just bought a new router and installed DD-WRT on it. When I connect to the router via wi-fi, I cannot get an outside internet connection (and in fact, can not connect to the router admin interface ...
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How do I PXE Boot Only when I want it to without user intervention?

I would like to setup a PXE environment where I can re-image machines remotely without any user intervention. Only problem is when the re-imaging is completed it will do the re-imaging again and again ...
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Change subnet on TP-LINK TD-W8961ND

I don't seem to be able to change the subnet on my router (spoiler alert - I'm not terribly good with networks so I would appreciate the help!). When I change the main IP address to 192.168.10.1 and ...
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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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How do I gracefully fall back to AutoIP when there is no DHCP service available?

I am developing an embedded device based on Linux and Busybox, and trying to make it adaptable to different network configurations. I want to: 1- At boot time, if there is no DHCP reply, use an ...
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Laptop kicks other users off the wifi when it connects, then gets disconnected itself

I've got an Acer Aspire One running Linux. When I connect to my building's wifi, everything seems fine for a short period of time (I can google a few things or start downloading an Apt package), but ...
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Joining client to Server in VirtualBox

Having installed the trial of Server 2012 and a copy of Win 7 Pro in VirtualBox, I now need to join them together so the client can be in the domain of the server. I need to deactivate dhcp within ...
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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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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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DHCP Renew on FW restores Internet Connection - why?

Home network, Cisco ASA 5505 9.0(1), Windows Server 2008 R2 (actually SBS 2011), various Mac, Windows and embedded clients. ISP is Rochester, NY Road Runner. Often (2-3x per day) my embedded devices ...
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2 DHCP servers on the same network

Riddle me this: A BT Quantum Phone system has a built in web server for administration and configuration. However it also contains a DHCP server that cannot be turned off and a static IP address that ...
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Testing dhcp server locally on one physical machine with virtual machine

I'm writing simple program to configure and monitor DHCP server on my Ubuntu 12.04. What I'm trying to achieve that my physical machine will be DHCP server and my VM (virtual machine) get one lease ...
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Internet connection issue

For some reason this laptop doesn't want to stay connected to the Internet. I have to restart the DHCP client service every time to fix the connection problem. I didn't have to usually do this. I'm ...
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Windows not using manually set IP Address

Recently my windows machine that has been working without a problem for over a year decided to start using a dynamic IP address instead of the static one I manually configured it to use. The only ...
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Linux NetworkManager not writing resolv.conf or running dhclient

I'm on a ubuntu based linux distro (linaro) running xfce. My networkmanager connects to wireless access points, but is unable to do two things: dynamically acquire a nameserver, and write a dynamic ...
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How to detect the presence of network devices without assigning an IP address

I want to be able to detect if a certain device with a given MAC address is on the network, without requiring that the testing device's interface has an IP address at all. One way I could do it is by ...
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How to configure Windows 7 to disable all network interfaces before hibernation and enable them on waking up?

Whenever I hibernate my laptop at home, go to the office an wake it up there I get an IP address conflict warning. IP is configured by DHCP (without any MAC binding) at both places so I think it would ...
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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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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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Bridge two router

I have two router, i want to extend my wifi i have an tp-link AC1750 Router who are directly connected to my cable modem (192.168.11.1) it's ssid is: main_router, dhcp is enabled i have an tp-link ...
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how to know what computers are connected to an AP?

The access point doesn't have DHCP enabled, so I can't look the DHCP table. Is there a way to ping an IP and know what AP is using? Edit: I know what IPs are on the network using nmap, but when I ...
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Set up internal DNS to point to that DNS server?

I have Windows Server 2008 running on my network with the following properties: Internal IP: 192.168.1.100 External IP: 242.24.124.12 Now I have registered a domain (example.com) and have it ...
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Persistent DHCP Reservation Timing Out

I have 2 machine inside my home LAN (Netgear WNR2000v2 wifi). One of them is a laptop ("client machine") that will always be assigned random IPs in the 192.168.1.1 through 192.168.1.50 range. The ...
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Make dhcp assign same IP and hostname for different interfaces at one machine

I have a feeling that question itself looks stupid but it is not. Please let me clarify. I have dynamic DNS with BIND and NIS configured at my LAN and have laptop which I am using in both wireless ...
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OS X Server keeps DHCP DISCOVER even with no client in the net. how to stop?

I have trouble with DHCP release, this server keeps NETBOOT or DHCP DISCOVER even if the specified device was logged out, and its wlan modul is tourned off. Wich leads me to - that the server is ...
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DNS server returns valid IP, but browser can't find server?

OK so I have my Raspberry Pi running a DNS server (dnsmasq), and I have my router set up to use it as the DNS server for the whole network. This was working perfectly until a few hours ago when I ...
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how to setup linux-igd to use webserver on same machine

So I have a web server on port 80 and linux-igd/upnp running on the same machine using dhcp. I want to configure linux-igd to be a way to get to the webserver. I found this tag in the linux-igd xml ...
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Router “ghost” connections

My Linksys WRT54GS2 V1 has begun to display ghost wired connections in the last weeks. As you can see from the images I have nothing connected except for the power cable. I have tried a hard reset ...
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How can I connect a wireless access point to an existing network (with a proxy)?

im new here, hope you guys can help me out. i was tasked to do the network (wireless and wired) of our new department in our company. our existing network has dhcp server(Windows Server 2003) and a ...
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CentOS DHCP server failover won't give out leases

I have followed this tutorial: http://www.madboa.com/geek/dhcp-failover/ However, I can not seem to get a lease at my windows client. I have set both servers (CentOS 6.2) in virtual machines, ...
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Windows doesn't send DHCP Request after DHCP Offer

I'm just at a friends place and we have problems with the WiFi. Scenario is, there are (about) 8 Android devices, all without any problems logged in to the WiFi and connected to the internet. Also, ...
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DNS Server for my home netwoek

I have a number of virtual machines all running on my ESXi host. These all connect to my home router, and are assigned an IP address through DHCP. When I go to connect to these VMs, they frequently ...
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Virtual Box Router - Windows Host, Linux Guest

I currently have Ubuntu Server running as the Guest OS in Virtual Box on a Windows 7 Host. The Ubuntu Server gets its IP from DHCP and is Bridged to the my Network Adapter. I've disabled Internet ...
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How to setup DHCP only on the wireless side of a router or AP?

We are currently running a simple network with unmanaged switches. We already have a Internet feed with router and DHCP. Im looking to add in another separate internet feed, with a 2nd router (NO ...
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Restrict static IPs (Only DHCP) on Debian Squeeze

How can i restrict access to the Internet for users with static IPs? Can i disable free dhcp leasing? I'm running Debian Squeeze with dnsmasq as dhcp server. All users has their own ip, mapped to ...
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Windows 7 ad-hoc internet sharing - How to share with static IPs?

I'm trying to share internet via ad-hoc connecting two Windows 7 computers. The ad-hoc network only works with static IPs, but when I try to share the internet, Windows pops a message saying that the ...
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IP conflict when connecting DHCP enabled PC to DHCP enabled laptop with its wireless and wired network connections bridged under Windows

I have a laptop running Windows XP SP3 with a wireless NIC and a wired NIC. I bridge the two network connections under Windows\Control Panel\Network Connections. This gives me a single bridged network ...
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Not receiving responses sent from a different subnet when my machine is on DHCP

I am building a utility to communicate with some hardware that comes with a default IP address of 10.0.0.1 and subnet mask 255.255.255.0. The hardware replies to UDP messages on the same IP and port ...
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PCs on domain can not resolve external IP addresses using the DC's DNS Server

I currently have a domain controller which handles all DHCP and DNS. The DHCP works just fine and the domain controller itself can use the internet with no issues. However, PCs that are part of the ...
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DHCP/routing oddness

I have a Squid proxy server on my network that is connected to the DHCPd server (commodity router) through a commodity switch. If there is a break in the connection (eg router needs to be rebooted) I ...
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IP address changes frequently & Computer is not available via hostname

I have a cable modem from my ISP to which I can only connect wirelessly. Currently I have a desktop PC(windows 7 x64) a dell laptop(windows 7 x64) an iPod(iOS 3.1.3) and a linksys wrt54g router (v8 ...
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DHCP Not Communicating with Wireless

Hi there I have just setup a DHCP server (experiment) on Windows Server 2008; as I have not done this before I have come across a problem. It will issue out Ethernet IP's however when it comes to ...
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dhcp6 server config problems

I'm trying to configure an IPv6 DHCP server in gentoo. So far: /etc/dhcp/dhcpd6.conf - subnet snippet: subnet6 2001:db8:21e:101::/64 { range6 2001:db8:21e:101::6 2001:db8:21e:101::100; ...
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DHCPREQUEST not replied

I have installed wpa_supplicant on Debian Squeeze so i can connect to my home and the school WiFi network. My home network is secured with WPA2 AES and I can connect to this network without any ...
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DHCP setting an IP on router but APIPA on computer

I took my computer with me while house sitting. Now back at home, DHCP is setting an IP on the router, but I get a 169.x.x.x IP on the computer. I've tried using a static IP but was unable to connect ...
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DD-WRT Seperate WLAN from LAN

I tried separating my WLAN from the lan following this tutorial. Unfortunately after the settings are changed, DCHP on the WLAN isn't working any more. I guess it may have to do with incorrect ...
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How safe is the IP address configured through DHCP?

I'm using internet through USB Dongle having GSM based 3G connection, it is using DHCP to configure IP address, I'm having a small HTML page in my computer that uses Google Maps and Browser's ...
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Multiple dhcp servers on separate lans connected to same modem - is it possible?

I have 2 clients who share a cable connection that has a modem/router on it. I call this one lan 0, which has dhcp disabled. There are two Cisco/Linksys routers attached to lan0, named Lan1 and Lan 2, ...
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Asus EEE PC 1005HA (XP Home) refuses to connect to Virgin Mobile MiFi

My client has an Asus EEE PC model 1005HA, and we're attempting to connect it to the WiFi network created by a VirginMobile MiFi unit. They also have a MacBook Pro with Snow Leopard that has ...
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Windows Server 2003 DHCP

I have a scenario where user had ip's 192.168.1.100 to 192.168.1.160 previously it was 192.168.1.10 to 192.168.1.254 The problem is that the ip of the users on 192.168.1.19 and 192.168.1.42 is not ...