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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Ubuntu server as DHCP server for dual stack

I currently have an Ubuntu server on virtualbox setup to give hosts on my GNS3 topology IPv4 addresses, and it is working without issues. However, I would like to have that same DHCP server give out ...
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How to force Windows 7 to ask for a “fresh” IP address from DHCP server?

I'm troubleshooting a certain issue with my DHCP configuration, and need my Windows machine to ask for a "fresh" IP address, so I can see which address DHCP server gives by default. When I do ...
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What's the use of search domains? [on hold]

Something you often see as a configurable option for DHCP are the DNS servers and the search domain. Alright, DNS servers have an actual use, but I'm not so sure about search domains. It took me quite ...
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How to skip pushing the default gateway via DHCP in OpenWRT?

I have a router with OpenWRT that I want to resolve IP addressing with DHCP without setting a default gateway. I have added a DHCP-Option parameter with value 3,0.0.0.0 that is supposed to set the ...
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isc-dhcpd sanity check fail even though everything looks right

I have a machine in freebsd 8.1 and I am failing to do service isc-dhcpd start it keeps saying "Configuration file sanity check failed" Hint: I copy the /usr/local.rc.d/isc-dhcpd and ...
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DHCP server used reserved IP

I am using DHCP server on centOS 6.5, I reserved an IP for specific MAC address my config file /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf option domain-name-servers 192.168.1.5, 8.8.8.8; ...
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Making multiple DHCP IP permanent in Ubuntu 12.04.5

I followed the instructions here Getting 2 IP addresses on one network card, using DHCP and this worked for me but how do I make it permanent in Ubuntu 12.04? Should I put it in some sort of cron job ...
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Why does DHCP uses UDP port 67 and 68 for the communication between the client and server?

I know that the DHCP is used to assign an IP address to the client and hence the only possible way to establish the connection is to listen on a specific port. But is there any specific reason behind ...
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Win7 load balancing over 2 default gateways and 1 interface

This is a scenario I've been working on lately: My PC has 1 NIC connected to a 192.168.100.0/24 network. This network has 2 gateways to the Internet, namely .1 and .254. Now I want to get to the ...
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How can I stop Mac OS X overriding my hostname when I receive a DHCP request on Snow Leopard?

Whenever I go on a network where the DHCP server assigns hostnames then it overrides the settings I've set for my hostname on my Mac in the "Sharing" section of System Preferences. How do I stop this ...
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Set DHCP with manual IP

Any idea how can we set a DHCP with manual IP address from the terminal OSX (for a wifi interface)? I know that this set a manual IP but not sure how to keep the DHCP: sudo ipconfig set en1 INFORM ...
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PC does not get ip address from router using wired connection

I have an ASUS WL-520GU wireless router with four LAN ports. When my laptop is running Windows 7, and I make a wired connection from the laptop to the router, the laptop does not get an IP address. ...
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Which server is selected by the client if it receives Offer from 2 DHCP servers at a time?

Which server's IP address is selected if the client receives the Offer from 2 DHCP servers (on different subnet) at a time? I searched Google and the answer I got is: which Offer comes first will be ...
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Dual boot Linux Fedora 22 internet not working

I recently installed Fedora x64 on another partition alongside with windows. I went over the install process many times before I got it installed and sometimes the internet would connect, but I'd see ...
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Configure localhost to use DHCP IP address

I have a local server Wildfly and I have a test application which I can access: http://localhost:8080 works. Now, I have comcast Xfinity with a modem (no additional router). I am working on CentOS ...
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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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Output of the Show ipv6 dhcp interface

I successfully configured the DHCPv6 server. My CPE is also receiving the prefixes. However, I am not to figure out some of the terms(which are in BOLD) in the output of the command "show ipv6 dhcp ...
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Unable to resolve .foo.local domain names

My workplace has an intranet with domain names like server01.foo.local, server02.foo.local, etc. I recently booted the Fedora 16 live environment to test it out and discovered that these domain names ...
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Pinging own machine returns an IPv6 address instead of IPv4

When I ping my own machine I get an IPv6 address: Reply from fe80::1004:p8f0:9e40:a42c%10: time<1ms Reply from fe80::1004:p8f0:9e40:a42c%10: time<1ms I used to get the IPv4 address (eg. ...
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Network interface/dhcp problems ubuntu with kvm and network bridge

I have a ubuntu system running 12.10 I am using KVM and have configured a bridge for the virtual machines, which is using nat forwarding. I am having problems with the connection dropping out ...
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Configuring two network interfaces in gentoo using dhcpcd

There are two network interfaces in my system. net0 and net1. Both are in the default runlevels in gentoo. The /etc/conf.d/net file contains Code: config_net0="dhcpcd -b -t 0" and ...
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How can I determine the IP addresses allocated by DHCP on a router that I'm connected to?

This "router" is not a typical situation. I'm using my phone as a hotspot and can only configure a select number of DHCP options. I can manage the limit on how many devices/clients can use my phone ...
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Several Routers and DMZ, WAN, Local LAN

I previously had: A PS3 directly connected to the router given to me by my ISP (Router A). I had the console in a DMZ on this router at IP 192.168.1.33 So I had enabled UPnP for this router and ...
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DHCP failure when rebooting RPI 2

When we start up my Raspberry pi 2, we get the following error: When the RPI is rebooted, we are getting an IP and we are able to surf on the internet, so we don't know what the error exactly ...
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How does the guest OS of VirtualBox get a valid dynamic IP address?

I have install CentOS 7 in VirtualBox, and want the guest CentOS using dynamic IP address. The network type is bridged. The host OS is Windows 7, and the network information is like this: I ...
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Connect TL-WR740N via wireless to TL-WR340G/TL-WR340GD

I have a TL-WR340G/TL-WR340GD, which is already setup (DHCP, if it matters) to provide Internet over WiFi. I have a spare TL-WR740N which I would like to connect over WiFi to the WR340G. While I ...
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Guest DHCP server

I have a host (CentOS 7 with kvm/libvirt). There are 2 network interfaces on this host. eth0 and eth1. eth1 has no IP address but instead has subinterfaces for each VLAN it is connected to. An example ...
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Disabled DHCP server on secondary routers, cannot access setup page anymore on those

I have the following network configuration in my home: The Telsey DSL modem+router is provided by my ISP and setup configuration page is password protected from them (not default one, I tried brute ...
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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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Samba 4 AD: “samba-tool dns” commands do not work from dhcpd script

I've set up my RPi 2 as Samba 4 AD DC with these instructions - https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Samba_4_Active_Directory_domain_controller That page contains script ...
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static IP holds good even after changing network to dynamic

I'm using wpa_supplicant as a client to connect to an AP. When i'm trying to change the wireless connection from STATIC to DHCP(dhclient is invoked using the below command with leases ...
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Can't connect to router after turning off DHCP

So I was playing around with my router and dynamic/static IP addresses and after I tuned off the DHCP server of the Router I am no longer able to connect to the routers web interface even with a ...
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OpenWRT: Set individual DHCP credentials for different clients?

Consider a small network of clients and a router running OpenWRT. All clients are getting their IP informations automatically from the DHCP server of the router. The devices in the network should all ...
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ESXi 5.5 - Management network with no gateway

I'm setting up a test lab for VMware in Hyper-V. I have 3 vSwitches in Hyper-V: -EXT01 -INT01 -INT02 I've also created a W2K12 VM in Hyper-V which has the following roles installed: -AD/DNS -DHCP ...
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Android dhcp assigning bogus dns server

I've been having problems with Android devices and DNS lookups on my WiFi network, so I've done some digging and found that android is assigning what appears to be a random link-local ipv6 address in ...
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Virtual Box Bridged network failed to get IP (DHCP) No DHCPOFFERS received

I am newbie in networking and virtual box configuration, I have spent several days dealing with this problem. My goal is to get Bridged network working. When I try to UP interface in my Virtual Box ...
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How can I add additional search domains to the resolv.conf created by dhclient in CentOS

When my CentOS virtual machine boots it uses DHCP to get an IP address. It also overwrites resolv.conf with the DNS settings provided by the DHCP server. The DHCP server doesn't supply any search ...
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Router behind router

To extend my wireless upstairs I salvaged a second router and have been trying to set it up so that: SSID matches with primary router Password matches with primary router Secondary router: Dlink ...
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systemd-networkd does not receive dhcp requests

host, container: fc21 $ systemctl start systemd-networkd.service $ systemd-nspawn -b -D `pwd` -M m1 --private-network --network-veth ... In container: $ systemctl start systemd-networkd.service $ ...
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Accessing a router which isn't a DHCP server

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router with Tomato installed on it. My network configuration requires me to disable the DHCP server on the router. After disabling it, I do not know the IP of the router ...
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ipconfig/renew not changing the ip

I try to change my IP address assigned by DHCP using renew command, but it shows only the previous IP address rather than new one. Here is the command : C:\Documents and ...
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How to configure two broadband connection on the network so that if one goes down other can automatically start catering to Internet requests

Our earlier setup was 12 PCs connected via a switch. These PCs can connect to eachother via LAN. Broadband connection was via ADSL modem cum router plugged into the switch so that all PCs get internet ...
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Remote Management address different from Computer Name

We are an educational institution with managed computers using a management server. Our computers are bound to an AD server as well for LDAP. The issue we are having is the remote management addresses ...
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Multiple virtual network adapters with their own MAC address and external IP address from the DHCP in Windows

I have been searching for a long time on this forum, and although there are many questions about the topic, I wasn't able to get a concrete solution to the problem. I want to have multiple IP ...
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Ubuntu box keeps dropping wired network connection

good morning all. Odd one for you... I have an Ubuntu box, 11.04 x64, running on a Dual Opteron SFF box (iWill ZMaxDP... pretty old machine). Up until a few weeks ago, it was acting as a Windows ...
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How configure wpa_supplicant for different static ip addresses

I'm using Raspberry Pi and want it to connect at home to my "Home" network with 192.168.0.50 IP. If available my android network, raspberry should connect to it with dhcpcd dynamically. I found in ...
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Wireless home router redirects

I've got this problem: sometimes when I try to visit webpage, my router redirects me to 192.168.0.101(which is my default gateway) and wants to enter in router with username and password(default admin ...
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How do I use both my router as a secondary DHCP server?

I have a Ubuntu based server and a Draytek router. As it stands, my router is acting as the DHCP server and tells clients to use my ISP's DNS servers. I'd like to look up local machines by name ...
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what would be the benefit of adding a dns server to isc-dhcp-server

I have a very simple networking setup. I have a couple server applications like plexmediaserver, transmission-daemon, samba, etc... My router just went down, so instead of buying a new router, I just ...
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what is ddns-update-style in isc-dhcp-server on ubuntu

I have a ubuntu server setup as a router (among other things), I now am adding a dhcp server to it. When configuring isc-dhcp-server, the /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf file has an option called ...