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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Windows 10 preview PC getting served static and DHCP address

Setup PC: Latest Windows Tech Preview IP address set to static. Router: R7000/DDWRT Lately I've notice, when checking devices that are connected to my router, that this PC has been showing the ...
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iptables config to restrict dhcp trafic

eth0 is connected to internet, and eth1 is connected to clients, giving dhcp addresses. However, I've got some clients getting IP addresses via eth0. Is there a way to put a line on iptables dropping ...
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dnsmasq does not start upon system boot

I am using a RasPi with Kali Linux installed on it. Problem is, that dnsmasq does not seem to start at all during boot. confirmation for that was found here: root@kali:/etc/init.d# update-rc.d ...
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Can't see DHCP Discover packet when capturing DHCP traffic

I am getting DHCP Offer as the first packet on a DHCP traffic capture. Why does this happen? Can it be a normal behavior?
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Netgear router/powerline adapter assigning wrong IP address via DHCP

I've got a problem with my router and powerline adapter, for some reason my router and powerline adapter assign odd IP addresses to me network devices, but not all of them and not all the time:/ You ...
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Could not find DHCP daemon to get information on Belkin G Wifi Router

I am using a Belkin G Wireless Router F5D7234, and i have a DSL connection with only a ethernet cable. So i connected the cable to the Modem port and allowed it to use Dyanmic IP, it worked ...
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Basic DHCP Leasing

I have really basic dhcp leasing question. When I connect a computer for the first time to my network. My dhcp server gives me an IP address for a specified time (say 1 day for this example). If I ...
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Can't add static lease from inside DHCP range in pfSense

When trying to add my computer to static lease, I get the following error I don't understand the reason for this. If I would want to assign IP from outside DHCP range, I would assign it statically ...
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Why would powerline adaptors work for direct connection but not access point

This is similar to this superuser question and I think pretty much identical to this question neither of which led to satisfactory answers. Basically I want to add a wireless access point to my ...
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Verizon/ActionTec router and “MAC Address already exists in Wireless Broadband Router's database”

I'm trying to add a DHCP reservation for an old Apple G5. Some others want to use it for testing software on PowerPC, and this seems like the easiest way to ensure port forwarding does not break over ...
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How to reload DHCP client remotely, in order to write new resolv.conf?

I'm trying to configure dnsmasq(8) on a Debian GNU/Linux system in a private DHCP-based network. During a local, manual setup - after installing dnsmasq istelf - one could simply include the line ...
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How to find DHCP server while configured with the static IP

I'm doing a lot of the weird remote management, due to the specific network configuration, I often need to switch a client from static to the dynamic address. In couple cases the third party DHCP ...
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DNS with two DHCP services

From what I know DNS is a service that translates domain names into IP addresses. I have noticed something on some small networks in small companies when they used routers as a switches. ...
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Can not connect to the internet from fresh install windows 10

So I reformatted a existing computer (Which was on win7) with Win10. I can not for the life of me connect to the internet though. I have tried the following: /release /renew Tried setting my ipv4 ...
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2 APs over Powerline Network within same IP subnet cannot see eachother?

I am having issues setting up my home network using powerline adapters. My Setup I have a Gateway, a Router, 3 Powerline ethernet adapters, and a Powerline Wifi Unit (TP-Link TLWPA4220). All of the ...
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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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Determine if it's a static IP or a DHCP IP

I'm trying to find a genric solution across all linux distro to find if the IP address attached to the system is a static or a DHCP ? On ubuntu , I can find if it's static or DHCP by doing a DHCP ...
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Why is my DHCP pool not working? [migrated]

I'm trying to create a configuration and it's doing most of what I want it to do, but the DHCP pool isn't assigning addresses. Here's the config so far: enable config t hostname xxxxxx enable ...
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After assigning public IP address using DHCP, whatsmyip shows expected 193.x.x.x but ifconfig shows 169.254.x.x link-local address

The computer in question has a Linux SO and is connected to a local network that has DHCP service active. I configured a public ip address to be given to that computer by the DHCP and I can ssh into ...
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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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How do I open the dhcp-client log on Windows 7?

Tried searching the web for answers but my google voodoo isn't strong enough.
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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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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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Windows 7 ignoring DHCP Offer packets

My laptop with Windows 7 can't renew it's IP address via DHCP. I've tried both my ethernet card and my WIFI card, and I got nothing. It stats fine when I log in in my session after a reboot, but after ...
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Network Discovery issues Windows 10. Net view Error 53, how do i resolve this?

We have a simple 2012 Domain controller which is a brand new DC.I am upgrading our workstations to Windows 10 and have the following problem. Now when i click on network to see all other machines on ...
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Technicolor TC8305C DOCSIS gateway not providing DHCP or reliable connectivity to Apple iOS devices

I'm a Network Administrator, but I'm not sure how to proceed. I have a Technicolor TC8305C DOCSIS gateway, the Comcast brand. Every few months, I find some Apple devices will not properly negotiate ...
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Getting dynamic IP although specified a static one

I have a Linux machine on raspberry that function as an access point. Linux raspberrypi 3.18.7-v7+ #755 SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 12 17:20:48 GMT 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux And I have a DHCP server on it. in ...
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What sort of information can I discover about my DHCP server?

I want to probe my DHCP server to see what sort of information is publicly available. Is there a way to see things like, which pools my DHCP server services, lease expiration times, etc.? I'm on a ...
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Why is a router needed?

I‘ve been trying to figure out why a router is needed. I know a router can be used for DHCP and some other things, but I’m just thinking of networking with static IPs. So the following: Is it ...
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RT5572 can authenticate using WPA2, but can't get an IP address from DHCP

I have a system running open embedded Linux with the Ralink RT5572 wireless usb card. I have the driver installed along with wpa_supplicant and I need to be able to connect to a WPA2 secured network. ...
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OpenVPN client fails to activate pushed DHCP options for DNS and DOMAIN

OpenVPN client is connecting to OpenVPN server OK. During connection, we see the options pushed contain dhcp-option of DNS 10.0.0.2 and DOMAIN prd1.o2: Sun Aug 2 17:31:06 2015 PUSH: Received ...
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Problems Configuring Netgear Prosafe 7224v4 Switch

Our office has a Netgear Prosafe 7224v2 Switch which was installed a number of years ago. Currently the switch is not configured to act as a DHCP server thus we need to manually assign all our ...
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Bridged Network not working on Ubuntu Guest, Windows 8 Host using VMWare

I'm using VMWare Workstation 11 (Ubuntu 15.04 Guest, Windows 8.1 Host) and bridged networking is operating fine on my home network; however, when I try using the same configuration on my work network ...
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Connecting to two Networks with different DHCP servers

Ok, So at home I have two wired Networks (one with internet access and one that doesn't) I have Multiple Network adapters on my PC and I want to use one into one network and another to the other ...
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Internet drops - two routers handing out IP addresses?

My apartment block of 14 apartments share one fiber-optic internect connection. However, I've been having trouble setting up my wifi. I have two routers. 1) A D-link. This works out of the box, but ...
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internal static IP address configuration from router

How do I reserve an IP address for tleilax and ensure that tleilax only gets that reserved address? The tleilax box uses DHCP. When I look at attached devices, I see: Attached Devices Wired ...
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How to see what DHCP client does?

Does the dhcp client on Linux write any logs? If not, can logs be enabled and how? If it writes logs, where can they be found? How does a typical log of a dhcp client look like when obtaining IP ...
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What is the correct syntax for the dhclient.conf supersede statement?

I am using the Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client 4.2.4. I want to use the supersede statement to override two DNS servers from DHCP. The corresponding man page section reads: The supersede ...
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How to configure DNS servers manually on Ubuntu server via bash?

I still want to use DHCP to obtain IP4 and IP6 addresses. DHCP delivers DNS servers I want that the DNS servers from DHCP are ignored and two servers I specify manually are used instead. Must be done ...
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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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Server 2012 DHCP Policies

I'm studying DHCP and Windows Server. I have a virtual SOHO inside VMware, running the following config: SRV1 (Server 2012): 192.168.10.10 (Addr Reservation DHCP) DHCP Pool: 192.168.10.1 - ...
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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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Beaglebone DHCP Server Assigns its Own IP Address

I'm trying to run a DHCP server on my Beaglebone Black (running Debian), and I want to give it a static IP address - 192.168.17.1 - but it keeps assigning itself its own different IP address - ...
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dd-wrt subnet from network with in a network

I am testing some network configurations. I am trying to create a network within a network for TESTING PURPOSES ONLY. Basically the gateway for ARouter(made up name for main router) is 192.168.0.1(for ...
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OS X only picks up 1 of 3 DNS servers from DHCP on DD-WRT

I am running a DD-WRT router, and in the "Network Address Server Settings (DHCP)" section on the "Basic Setup" page, I have entered values for "Static DNS 1", "Static DNS 2", and "Static DNS 3". On ...
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dnsmasq pass a url using dhcp option 43

I have been reading the documentation of dnsmasq and different examples found on internet but I have been unable to succeed. I am trying to pass a URL to the CPE using dhcp option 43. The CPE is ...
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looking for a utility to test DHCP settings

Iv'e recently installed DHCP server (isc-dhcp-server) in my workplace. I'm looking for a utility to test the network DHCP settings from a remote machine (not by using dhclient / iptables /renew). ...
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DNS Resolution Errors on New Active Directory (Server 2012 R2)

In advance I thank you for any help or advice you can provide as I am fairly new to the concepts and config of Active Directory and related roles like DNS, DHCP etc. I have recently set up a domain ...
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Router without DHCP set and has external IP from local perspective

I have a network like: x.x.0.1 - ISP's AP, then mikrotik router x.x.0.5 -> set up by specialist and another router x.x.0.7 -> for my learning purposes. My problem is, that I really don't understand ...
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DHCP Reservations, SERVER 2003, easy way to Export txt\csv\xml

I have a list of DHCP reservations, Server 2003. I want to export (in all it is) a list of IP, MAC address. I need the list for view: sorting\store in of DB for later Query, not for importing later. ...