dhcpd is the service that provides IP address(among other configuration details) to clients. The acronym stands for Dynamic Host Control Protocol Daemon)

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Unable to set up DHCP and TFTP

I want to transfer my kernel image to beaglebone black, and the guide mentions that I should have already set up DHCP and tftp on the host machine. I have set up the TFTP using: sudo apt-get install ...
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dhcp server with multiple network

I have a problem Ubuntu server 14.04, I want to do DHCP server whit multiple subnet subnet 192.168.0.1 subnet 192.168.1.1 subnet 192 168.2.1 subnet 192.168.3.1 In dhcpd.conf I write subnet ...
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DHCP server won't start. Gives 'Not configured to listen on any interfaces!' even when configured

I have just setup isc-dhcp on my server. I even setup the correct interface. But still the dhcp server won't boot. Its says Not configured to listen on any interfaces! in the syslog. And when I try ...
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udhcpd not starting on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid on VMware Vitual machine. I need to install the small DHCP server for test purposes and tried to configure as below. But the server is not coming up. Please help. ...
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apt-get remove does not remove

After I install, then remove a package, the application is still present: $ sudo apt-get install dhcp3-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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isc-dhcp-server can't start

i installed dhcp3-server , now i want to start its service and it said : [FAIL] Starting ISC DHCP server: dhcpd[....] check syslog for diagnostics. ... failed! failed! i check ps aux | grep dhcp ...
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DHCP3-server not working correctly

I installed dhcpe-server with apt-get install dhcp3-server, and I want to configure it on terminal. When i type dhcp i just see these : dhclient dhclient-script dhcpd dhcpx I tried to start its ...
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How to Stop DHCP Server

I have installed a DHCP Server. Now I need to stop the dhcp server, when I issue the command: sudo service isc-dhcp-server stop I get stop: Unknown instance. I confirm the DHCP service is running. ...
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Deleting expired IP-Addresses

I am testing Ubuntu 12.10 DHCP server, it's working fine, but I need to delete all IP-Addresses which have been give from the DHCP-pool, as I would like to start fresh before I clone the server to ...
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domain name in dhcp

I want to configure DHCP on 14.04. So I downloaded isc-dhcp-server from the repository. In configuration file I see these two line which are not commented. What is the usage/purpose of the ...
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Getting WiFi AP working with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server [Xubuntu 14.04]

I have tried using ap-hotspot from WebUpd8, and it did not work for me in 13.10 or 14.04, so I have been working on getting hostapd manually set up, using isc-dhcp-server since dnsmasq was having ...
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How to stop dhcpd?

I am trying to stop the dhcpd ,but whenever I stop it ,it restart again immediately. $ ps aux | grep dhcp dhcpd 7116 0.0 0.1 19672 6604 ? Ss 16:33 0:00 dhcpd -user dhcpd -group ...
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ISC-DHCP-SERVER (primary/secondary) - Can Load Balancing Be Disabled?

When I was hired at my company, I quickly determined that one of my highest priority projects would be to improve our ancient DNS/DHCP setup. It was running on an Ubuntu-based workstation-grade server ...
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how to change content of interfaces file?

my /etc/network/interfaces file looks like this auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.81.20 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway ...
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Stop a service from starting when it is disabled in the rc.d

I am running a minimal Ubuntu 13.04 on a BeagleBone. I try to disable udhcpd permanently, but I do not want to remove it. I want to be able to enable it when/if I need it. I have removed it from the ...
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BIND9 - where are all the references to update keys?

I am testing BIND9 9.9.3 intending to set it up with DHCP dynamic update. I followed this tutorial, but it didn't work uses this command to generate the key: /usr/sbin/rndc-confgen -a Then I got ...
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How do I do a complete DHCP Server Configuration [duplicate]

i am new bie to Linux and wants to configure complete DHCP server and how I can assign ips to clients on Ubuntu or windows machine. will it connect clients automatically to my Linux Ubuntu machine or ...
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How to reserve IP Address in DHCP Server

I install DHCP Server with https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/dhcp.html but I need to make reserve IP addresses for specific machine (192.168.1.XXX) and further to assign a name to each machine ...
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wicd Failed: Unable to get IP address

I have an old laptop (Thinkpad T30) and I have installed lubuntu 10.04 on it. NetworkManager could see the available wifi but the bottom was gray out. It seems that it is an unsolved-bug in wifi and ...
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How to send dhcpd lease & MAC address info to central syslog server?

I am looking to send dhcpd leases including MAC address info etc. to my remote central syslog server, the server running dhcpd is running syslog-ng...would someone be so gracious as to assist me with ...
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Question regarding the dhcpd.leases file for ISC-DHCP-SERVER (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64)

Backstory: I am in the process of replacing a SINGLE Debian 3.1 (Sarge) ISC-DHCP-SERVER with 2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 servers running ISC-DHCP-SERVER in failover mode. I've been unable to find the ...
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Dhcpd: I have 2 Linux Ubuntu Servers running DHCP. Is it possible to install a 3rd DHCP server (which will run Windows Server)?

Im learning /etc/dhcpd.conf, and set up 2 dhcp servers that are running Ubuntu 1204. Do you know if I can make a 3rd dhcp server, but I want this one to run Windows DHCP (not AD, just Dhcp and ...
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ISC-DHCP: Battling to get the host name from the dhcp script

Server OS : Ubuntu 12.0.4.1 LTS Server Desktop OS : Ubuntu 12.0.4.1 LTS and Windows 7 I have followed an article on the net on how to update a powerdns database. ISC DHCP and PowerDNS How ever I am ...
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Creating DDNS with udhcpd and PowerDNS

Server OS = Ubuntu 12.0.4.1 LTS Desktop OS = Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS DHCP Server daemon = udhcp DNS Server daemon = powerdns (using mysql as the backend) I am very new to the Linux scene, ...
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How do I configure dhcpd?

I have installed two virtual machines that are running Ubuntu (I am using Vmware 9.0). I installed the DHCP server package on the first machine ("ubuntu A"), and I want the second virtual machine ...
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DHCP server with multiple interfaces on ubuntu, destroys default gateway

I use Ubuntu, and I have many interfaces. eth0, which is my internet connection, and it gets its info from a DHCP-server totally outside of my control. I then have eth1,eth2,eth3 and eth4 which I ...
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Configure ISC DHCP server “routers”

My challenge is trying to find a conditional way to change the order of the default gateways used in "option routers" parameters. Perhaps on receiving a DHCPDISCOVER message. So the first client ...
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Can't Start ISC DHCP IPv6 Server

Trying to enable the ISC DHCP server for just IPv6 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have downloaded and installed the DHCP server via the following command: $ sudo apt-get install isc-dhcp-server Then I ...
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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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Why using DHCP service?

A few simple questions for a total beginner: 1)Why use DHCP? I am running a small home-network: 1 desktop computer and twp lap-tops. What is the big advantage in DHCP for me? What configurations does ...
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DHCP server doesn't start

I installed dhcp3-server in ubuntu server 11.04 apt-get install dhcp3-server However, an error message during installation: Traitement des actions différées (« triggers ») pour « man-db »... ...
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DHCP-server doesn't start at boot because of wrong startup order

Apparently the isc-dhcp-server is started too early in the boot sequence, it states that it has nothing to do. If I just log directly in as root and start it using the init.d-script, it starts ...
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dhcpd fails to start on eth1

I'm having trouble configuring and starting ISC DHCP server on my machine. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 desktop edition. I installed ISC DHCP by running $ sudo apt-get install dhcp3-server My machine ...
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How to install dhcpd3?

As I recall, there used to be this DHCP server called dhcpd3 However, under ubuntu, I am not entirely sure where to obtain or how to install it. The following command doesn't seem to locate the ...
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DHCP Server allow only known mac and have special configuration to one of them? [closed]

I wanted to configure a dhcp server for my network but I need 1 special configure on it. My current network is like this: My server is currently at 10.0.0.2 and the dhcp server at eth0 My personal ...
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Switching a server to static IP from DHCP

I am running an Ubuntu 10.04 server installation and I recently had to switch it from DHCP to static ip. I edited /etc/network/interfaces file and switched iface eth0 inet dhcp to iface eth0 inet ...
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DHCPD Server issue multiple IP's to one Nic [closed]

I have a local DHCP Server running on 10.04 want have a few host entries so that the machines can just use DHCP but allows me to route traffic to them via IPTABLES. One of them is a Windows 2008 ...