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

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Server 2008 VPN isn't working, DHCP coming from a different source

Alright, I have a Windows 2008 server running. It serves up DNS but not DHCP. I want to have VPN running on it, and my understanding is that you can do this as long as you set the DHCP relay server ...
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Why can't my router connect to Internet?

I have UPC internet connection (chello.pl). My router is D-Link DIR-300. When I use provided modem to connect to the internet there is no problem. When I try to do it via router, I can't get a ...
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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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Ubuntu getting wrong hostname from DHCP

When provisioning new Ubuntu Precise (12.04) servers, the hostname they're getting seems to be generated from the DNS search path, not a reverse lookup on the hostname. Take the following ...
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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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Zyxel P660H-D1 Bridge without Default Gateway (N/A)

can someone help me? i have a configuration from old Modems, and i wanna configure new one, as same. The Config must be so: Bridging! WAN Information - DSL Mode: NORMAL - IP Address: N/A - IP ...
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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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Using dnsmasq with NetworkManager

It was well known that NetworkManager does not play well with dnsmasq (ref: here). I've skimmed throught the lengthy discussion here but still not sure what the recommended way to deal with the ...
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Two IPv4 adapters in same PC on same network valid?

Is it valid to have two network adapters on the same PC have the same network portion in their IPv4 address? If not why is my DHCP server doing so and how should I setup my DHCP server to have it ...
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Why can't I get an IP address when switching access points until I reset the DHCP server

I read the article How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points? which is exactly how I set up my network. My main router with built in wifi, functions as DHCP server, then I have 2 ...
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2 routers, both DHCP, no IP assigned

I can't get DHCP to assign IP to my wireless devices. My network config is as follows: Nanostation5 Linksys WRT350N, which is connected with Nanostation via its INTERNET port. Nanostation: LAN ...
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Dilemma about how my wireless devices obtain IP address

Currently in my network there are 7 wireless outdoor equipment and 1 switch . This switch act as backbone switch for my network as internet supply from ISP is connected to this switch. Through this ...
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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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PC Laptop not grabbing a DHCP address from Apple Time Capsule

All of the Macs on my network are acquiring a DHCP IP address via Wi_Fi just fine. Multiple PC laptops are not obtaining a DHCP IP address from the Wi-Fi network. They do successfully join the Wi-Fi ...
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Is IPV6 blocking my DHCP on Fedora?

I’m running Fedora 20 with KDE on a laptop I use for work. When I’m at home I use DHCP and when at work I have to statically assign an IP. When I came home the other day for some reason it doesn’t ...
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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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Strange Item on DHCP Client Table

I was recently having internet connection issues and looked on my router's DHCP Client Table. An item that stuck out was the name of my neighbor's WiFi Network. The table listed "Neighbor's WiFi ...
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windows equivalent of wifi hotspot for lan

Is it possible in windows to create the equivalent of a "wifi hotspot", but for LAN instead - i.e. have the computer (with mobile 4g card for internet) share its internet connection with a LAN device? ...
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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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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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Ethernet connection shows unidentified network with no internet access

For years I've used a physical Ethernet connection for my internet access, then a few days ago it went down and said it was an unidentified network with no internet access. I dug out a wifi card and ...
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Will disabling NAT on my wireless router cause a performance hit on my DSL router?

I have a Thomson TG508v2 router/modem and a brand new AirPort Extreme connected to it. At first, I set the AirPort Extreme to "share a public IP", which enables DHCP/NAT. Everything works great but I ...
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How can I fix this conflict between my wired and wireless network connections?

I have two working network connections: One connection is for a wired ethernet card adapter and the other is for a wireless usb adapter. Both connections work fine when used separately, but when ...
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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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Removed VirtualBox DHCP still offers addresses. Why? How can I make it stop?

I have VirtualBox installed on a Windows 8 host. I was using the VirtualBox DHCP server for a while, but now I'm trying to switch over to a DHCP server installed on one of the guests. The VirtualBox ...
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What causes my desktop computer to lose its internet connection on a wired LAN?

Please help! I am at my wits end. I am by no means a techy, but I feel I am intelligent enough to read these forums and follow directions, but I digress... My issue, I have a very simple home network ...
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Windows DHCP vs third party DHCP software/tools

I would like to know, what are the benefits of using other third party DHCP software compare to Windows DHCP. What are the advantages/disadvantages or is there any limitation since Windows DHCP ...
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What specific roles does firmware play on routers?

If routers properly implement standard networking protocols (DNS, DHTCP, TCP/IP, etc.), then wouldn't the same firmware (implementing these protocols) be applicable to all routers? I guess I'm ...
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Revoking a dhcpv6 address lease

Is it possible to revoke a dhcpv6 address lease before it expires? For instance, if the prefix changes, is it possible to distribute new IPv6 addresses?
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DHCP letting multiple devices get same IP address - how to trouble shoot?

I am using a win2008 server with AD to also serve DHCP and DNS. I have some wifi AP's that are giving me trouble (dropping connections and generally misbehaving). The issue that I notice is that the ...
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Netgear DHCP server doesn't provide the inputted dns servers to the connecting computer

I have NETGEAR JWNR2010v3 Router and I have configured it to static IP provided by the ISP. I have configured the preferred and alternate DNS servers provided by the ISP into the router. When I ...
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custom dhcp client on windows -manualy send discover and request packets?

My ISP has lease time 1 minute on its wifi connection. It basicly means that my system constatntly resets interface while setting same IP over and over on IP. When I set IP, gateway, netmask manualy ...
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How can I delete old IP configurations received via DHCP on Windows 7?

I noticed in the log of a DKIM verifier plugin for Thunderbird (that retrieves DNS servers to query from the OS configuration) that my Windows registry still has IP addresses for name server that ...
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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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Active Directory Domain Controller with pfSense as DHCP and DNS server

I've read some conflicting posts, so hopefully I can get a clear answer. I have pfSense running as a DHCP server and DNS Forwarder. I'd like to try out Active Directory as a Domain Controller at home ...
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Will Windows renew IP address sometime after “ipconfig /release”?

On a Windows 2000 PC, I did a "ipconfig /release" to disconnect it from the network. After about 6 hours, I checked it again and it was still disconnected. But then about 17 hours after that, I ...
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Ubuntu failing to acquire IPv4 over I217-V, Windows failing do the same over a USB Ethernet adapter

Just installed a fresh copy of 14.04, and ran into a very upsetting issue, which I wouldn't expect to encounter in 2014: Ubuntu refuses to work with my integrated network controller - Intel I217-V. ...
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How to resolve physical device for home LAN's 10.0.1.1?

Main question How can I find out the physical device corresponding to 10.0.1.1 (in my home LAN)? (I tried dig, which gave no physical device info, and nslookup and host, both of which failed. ...
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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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Cannot reach the computer in WAN

I wanted to split the internet connection in my room. And my brother also wanted a better wifi accessability. So we bought a router (NETGEAR JWNR2010v5). All we wanted works great, good wifi. I have ...
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dhclient can't get ip address

I have two interfaces: eth0 and eth1. eth0 gets ip address upon bootup, but eth1 never gets ip address. Here's what I get with sudo dhclient eth1 Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client 4.2.4 ...
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SSHD reverse mapping fails, but nslookup, dig, and host resolve correctly

I just set up a dhcp/dns server to manage my home network. After I got everything up and running (and maybe before - I wasn't paying close attention), I noticed that logging into ssh was slow. I ...
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Where does “Client Name” come from in the DHCP client table on router?

I have a Cisco router. The firmware webpage has a tab the displays the DHCP client table. As the name suggests it lists all of the DHCP clients on the network. The first column in the table is the ...
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Static IP hosts on WiFi router with DHCP

I have two wired hosts (a desktop and a laptop) connected to a router that also has a DHCP server enabled for WiFi access. When I restart my wired machines, they get assigned a secondary IP address by ...
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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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What happens when router has been set to incorrect time?

I have a D-Link router for my home Wi-Fi network. Everyday at least once the internet suddenly goes down. I am simply not able to connect to the Wi-Fi network. If I just restart the router, it starts ...
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Embeded Linux device fails to get DHCP

I'm trying to get an embedded Linux device to use DHCP to get it's IP. I think it is trying, this is from the boot output: Configuring network interfaces: cat: can't open '/var/run/udhcpc.eth0.pid': ...
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dhclient not working for

I tried to get a IP address for eth0 via dhclient, but it hangs forever. Please help me find out what's wrong. I am running it inside a virutalbox guest machine. There're two interfaces, eth0 and ...
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Prevent DHCP Lease Updates From Adding Gateways

I am having a problem preventing DHCP Lease Updates from modifying my route table in Windows. My issue is that I am routing all my traffic through a VPN and purposefully delete the 0.0.0.0 route ...
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How to resolve odd behavior on wireless router, connections hang until DHCP lease is renewed

I just picked up a new wireless router and I am seeing the following odd behavior and I'd like to understand what could cause such a thing: After having internet connectivity through the wireless ...