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Simple DHCPD Config

Discussion in 'Linux / Unix Discussion' started by Phoenix, May 7, 2005.

  1. Phoenix
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    For those of you experimenting with linux, you may know that alot of its use lies in its networking components

    here is a quick simple config to get your box working as a DHCP server on your network, important options have comments


    Code:
    # DHCP Config for pheo.lan
    
    ### Global Options ###
    allow booting;
    allow bootp;
    authoritative;
    ddns-update-style none;
    
    option domain-name "pheo.lan"; # Specifies the domain suffix applied to clients
    option domain-name-servers 212.158.192.3, 212.158.192.2 ; # DNS Server assignment
    option routers 172.17.27.1 ; # Default gateway assignment
    
    ### Lease Options ###
    default-lease-time 600;
    max-lease-time 7200;
    
    ### Subnet Options ###
    subnet 172.17.27.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 {
            range 172.17.27.50 172.17.27.254; # Defines subnet with given range, options can also be assigned here
    }
    
    host enterprise { # Used for reserved hosts so they always get the same address
            hardware ethernet 00:00:00:00:00:00; # Use your own mac address nosey!
            fixed-address xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx; # User your own IP address nosey!
            option host-name "enterprise";
    }
    
     
    Certifications: MCSE, MCITP, VCP
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