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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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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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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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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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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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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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-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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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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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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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 to automatically clean dhcpd.leases?

I'm using isc-dhcpd under Ubuntu and I'm looking for a clean and secure way to "purge" the leases that are expired. Is there a way with dhcpd.conf ? or with a script ? Is there any risks to do that ...
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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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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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Almost get WiFi dongle D-Link DWA-125 working as Access Point

I use hostapd. My Android sees wifi network, connects to it, but stops on getting IP-address. What is wrong with my configs? ~ > cat /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf interface=wlan0 driver=nl80211 ...
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What should be the proper dhcp configuration for creating a ntwork over eth0?

Even not under a real server like scenario, I'm testing with dhcpd for learning and practice purposes. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I want to offer a network by my eth0 interface. I receive ip and so ...
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isc-dhcp-server assigning self an address

If dhcpd is running on machineA and a wifi connection is attempted with a bad password, the wifi interface on machineA will get assigned an address from dhcpd on machineA. Is there a way to prevent ...
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xubuntu pxe boot client ethernet adapter has no dns server

I got a running Ubuntu dhcp server and a running pxe booted xubuntu client. The problem is that the client does not recognize the ethernet connection when trying to access internet. nmcli dev list ...