DHCP is an auto configuration protocol used on IP networks.

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Different dhcpd lease configuration for PXE and normal client

I know it's possible to configure two separate lease ranges for PXE clients and regular Linux OS clients using pools, as described here. class "PXE" { match if substring(option vendor-class-...
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OpenWrt: do manually configured ip assignments survive a reboot?

As far as I know if I want to make an ip address static, I have to put it into /etc/ethers file. But does it survive a reboot 100% (stored in persistent storage)? I don't want to mess with it and ...
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isc-dhcp-server not starting due to failing interface detection

I'm trying to setup AP mode on BCM4313 wireless card. My very basic hostapd config looks like this: interface=wlan0 driver=nl80211 ssid=test hw_mode=b channel=1 macaddr_acl=0 auth_algs=1 ...
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eth0 NO-CARRIER on Arch/Wired Connection Not Working

The device is a DELL Vostro 1510 and I have tried both the r8169 and r8168 kernel modules. ethtool eth0 shows Auto-negotiation: on MDI-X: Unknown and Link Detected: No. Ip link shows <NO-CARRIER,...
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Create a "real' second network interface on the fly for DHCP testing

On several Linux remote hosts, I want to test the corresponding remote DHCP servers (the servers are on different hosts, and I don't have access to them). I connect to these hosts with ssh, and don't ...
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How to automatically switch between DHCP Server and Client mode on startup of several devices?

I do wan't to have several embedded devices to boot up at the same time and automatically select the first booted device as the dhcp server and the others as client. But every client can be the server ...
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How to inhibit dhcpd from outputting over the console login prompt?

As dhcpd negotiates it prints its output on the login prompt, which clutters (messes up, wrangles, uglifies, writes over, obscures [synonyms for googlers]) the console login prompt. How to inhibit ...
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What is the default behaviour of IPv4LL on Linuxsystems?

I'm looking for a good source and confirmation about Dynamic Configuration of IPv4 Link-Local Addresses. The rfc Dynamic Configuration of IPv4 Link-Local Addresses didn't really help answer my ...
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Raspbian uses the complete dhcp range

I temporarily had a static ip for my raspberry. Now the config looks like this. /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp But this leads to a ...
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How to share a DHCP Server(Debian) that is created on VMware to other PC in the same switch

I've created a dhcp server(in Debian) on VMware. When I launch a new virtual machine on the same computer it works fine, it receives an IP address from the DHCP server. But how to connect other ...
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Linux DNS Suffix Configuration

Introduction I have a Raspberry Pi running Rasbian connected to a Windows Server based network. This is a corporate (education) network that has its own intranet consisting of all connected computing ...
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How to PXE boot an IPCop installation?

I need to PXE boot my IPCop installation on a computer, but I don't know how to boot the OS over PXE, since I cannot find a pxelinux.0 file. I've put all IPCop files and folders in the /srv/tftp ...
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Set up DHCP for LXC containers

I have several lxc containers that need network access. At the moment I am manually allocating them IP addresses in the relevant config file as so: lxc.network.type = veth lxc.network.flags = up lxc....
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DHCP and Option82 unable to allocate addresses

On my pc, I have four NICs - eth0,eth1,eth2,eth3. eth1 is connected to the company LAN. eth0,eth2,eth3 are connected to a switch I am currently configuring as a study. eth0 is the dhcp server, eth2 is ...
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DHCP to assign different addresses for multiple interfaces and subnets

First of all, I'd like to point out that I've read any related questions asked here. So, on my desktop computer (running Ubuntu) I have three NICs - eth0, eth2, eth3. I have links connecting these ...
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Send my IP to remote server every time booting

I want to send my computer's IP automatically every time it boots. I edit /etc/rc.local sleep 10 ifconfig > /tmp/myip scp /tmp/myip <server> exit 0 I tried, and there is no inet addr, ...
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Check my DHCP lease?

Is there a way to show my current (client) DHCP lease? Or even better - retrieve all options/infos sent with DHCPACK?
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Connect to commercial VPN on OpenBSD 5.9

I recently installed OpenBSD 5.9 and I'm trying to get it functional enough to use as a replacement for Debian. One thing where I hit a brick wall is connecting to my VPN. I use a commercial VPN which ...
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How do I troubleshoot DDNS forwarding problem?

Running BIND 9.10.3-P4-RedHat-9.10.3-12.P4.fc23 and DHCP Server 4.3.3-P1. DNS Zones report no errors and appear to work (dig, nslookup, nsupdate, dnssec, rpz, etc.). DHCP starts up without complaint, ...
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Allowing GRUB to access network in BIOS mode

I want grub to fetch some configuration via tftp/http. Using efi I can do insmod efinet and net_ls_cards will list my network cards which I can configure and use. Using PXE in BIOS/legacy mode ...
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Configuring FreeBSD to get IP from my FreeBSD DHCP Server

I have a scenario where I have two FreeBSD machines. I setup one to be a DHCP server so it can lease IP address. I have provided IP ranges, default DNS , host name , and all other settings in my dhcpd....
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No response to DHCP broadcast

Following on from this question, I'm still trying to get ethernet and DHCP working on a buildroot-based embedded Linux board. Here's what I'm trying: The ethernet interface is brought up using ...
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Cannot connect to the internet (even pinging my own router) on any distro

I always run Windows 10 (Ethernet and WiFi work fine) but I dual boot and changed my distro from Arch (~6 months ago) to Fedora (~3 months ago). Fedora used to connect sometimes and sometimes not. ...
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Why are my if-up.d scripts running before DHCP(v6) has completed?

I'm using DHCP and have both IPv4 and IPv6. I want to run a script that updates an IPv6 DDNS service when my network is configured. I created a script at /etc/network/if-up.d/update_dns however this ...
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Configure multiple interfaces with DHCP on CentOS

I am trying to get a DHCP-assigned address for a veth device (veth-inside) inside of a network namespace (myns) on CentOS 7, but dhclient is already running. The veth peer device (veth-outside) is in ...
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Can I stop IPv6 “Router Advertisement” filling syslog without disabling IPv6?

My syslog looks like this: Apr 1 19:05:25 raspberrypi dhcpcd[699]: eth0: Router Advertisement from fe80::c23e:fff:fe63:5170 Apr 1 19:07:35 raspberrypi dhcpcd[699]: eth0: Router Advertisement from ...
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How to stop dhclient from updating resolvconf on Debian?

I want to use certain DNS servers regardless of whatever I get through DHCP. I'm trying to configure dhclient to ignore those, but I can't seem to get it to work. Per advice from this article I added ...
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Unable to configure ethernet interface using dhcpcd

I've got an embedded Linux system based on buildroot. I'm trying to get the unit connected to the internet using the ethernet interface, but without success. Here's what I'm trying: After booting up ...
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How do I run a systemd oneshot service whenever my system gets a new IPv6 address?

I would like to run a systemd oneshot service whenever my system gets a new IPv6 address assigned to it from the network router (this would be on boot, and periodically throughout its uptime). ...
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How to configure isc-dhcp-server to offer upstream DNS servers?

Every example dhcp.conf I can find has hard coded DNS servers - typically the google public DNS addresses... option domain-name-servers 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4; If I leave out the option domain-name-...
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pptp: possilbe to push routes to windows client?

I use pptp (PopTop) as default from Ubuntu 15.10, I try to push some routes to windows clients. Ad I 've read, it should be possible using a dhcp server instead of the internal address configrations. ...
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Better method for acting on IP address change from the ISP?

I have a Debian server at home. The server is my router and provides VPN access to the outside. I do not have a static IP address; the lease time given by the ISP is two hours.This cable cell seems ...
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Hostname won't resolve after setting up new server

I just completed a fresh install of Centos 7 on a PC. It is connected to the campus network, so I am not in control of the DNS server. I gave it a hostname by setting the HOSTNAME value in /etc/...
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Configuring Dynamic DNS on CentOS 7 without dhcpd service

I have a CentOS server on which I configured DNS but it doesn't serve as a DHCP sever, since I have a d-link router which serves as such (DHCP is enabled on it). Is there a way I can configure Dynamic ...
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How to get BusyBox udhcpc to run in background forever?

I would like to configure eth0 on my BusyBox based Linux system to try and get a DHCP lease for 5 times, then run in the background forever if it doesn't get an IP after those 5 tries (i.e. does not ...
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Upgraded Debian Stable (Jessie) desktop not connecting to wired Internet

I updated my Debian Jessie installation a few days ago to the current minor version (8.3), which included a new Linux kernel (uname -a gives 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u3 (2016-01-...
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Raspbian Jessie wired LAN no DHCPOFFERS from pfSense 2.2.6 DHCP server

Raspberry Pi B+ running Jessie. Spare Compaq laptop running pfSense 2.2.6 with onboard Realtek NIC for the WAN and a Micro Center Inland USB Ethernet adapter for the LAN port. This configuration ...
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Does a wifi router have to handle DHCP for its clients?

I'd like to manage the IP addresses within my network a little better than my router currently allows. But I have (what is potentially a stupid) question. Before I embark on a journey of learning and ...
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How to set kali linux IP Address Networking issue

I need your help regarding one small confusion. I have installed kali linux directly on desktop hard disk. i have also installed VirtualBox running vulnerable vm's inside kali linux OS with a network ...
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How to run a script upon IP change

My Debian machine is currently part of my home LAN, behind the ISP box which handles all network related activities (DHCP, firewalling, telephony, IPTV, ...). A classical case of residential home ...
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How is udhcpc executed and how to change it?

I am working on an embedded system and it uses udhcpc as its DHCP client. It seems to be running with the following parameters: /usr/share/udhcpc # ps | grep dhcp 5366 root 2432 S udhcpc -R -...
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Can't connect to home WiFi - DHCP problem?

I am using wicd for wifi connections. Everything worked fine, but now I suddenly can't connect to my home network anymore. While troubleshooting I tried to set up a hotspot from my Smartphone which ...
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avahi-daemon withdraws IP address from my network interface

I am running an Arch Linux server in my local network. It has avahi-daemon running on it to advertise some services (like a print server). It has happened for the second time now that my server was ...
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Is a subnet required for a dhcp.conf?

I am setting up my dhcp.conf file for my dhcp server. All documentation says you 'can' define subnetworks but I have not seen and example without them. Definitions of a subnetwork say they are a ...
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How to reinstall dhcpcd without internet connection

I deleted dhcpcd off my arch install without realizing it was the IP provider for wireless. I need to get it re-installed, but I have no internet connection. I deleted the unused cache files with ...
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LXC ip allocation using DHCP

I'm trying to set up DHCP for my lxcontainers without using lxc-net. The reason for this decision is that I'd like to place my containers in different networks, such that they are unable to talk to ...
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increasing lease-time on dhclient.conf in Debian

This is the default dhclient.conf in Debian testing and which is running on my system too - [$] cat dhclient.conf ...
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dhclient enter/exit hooks to update resolv.conf

I would want to append the below line to resolv.conf of all servers in our aws env and make sure it doesn't get overwritten options timeout:1 attempts:1 rotate I came across dhclient enter and exit ...
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Network Manager does not handle switching between networks by default

I have to transition between different networks quite often using a laptop and various docking stations. If I remove my laptop from a certain network and place it again on the same network then no ...
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How to auto-renew IP from DHCP if IP is lost or changed?

I have a Synology DS1515+ fileserver running "BusyBox v1.16.1 (2015-10-28 13:23:20 CST) built-in shell (ash)", stripped down from commands. Machine is running Linux 3.10.35 #5644 SMP Tue Dec 1 17:28:...