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Linux.com: DHCP Daemon Made Easy

Nov 22, 2000, 09:26 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elmo Recio)

"When my friends visited with their laptops, they plugged into the local area network and would have to muck about with their network settings. I got tired of reconfiguring everything from Solaris to Windows 98 when they came over, so I bit the bullet and installed the DHCP daemon. It was actually easier than I expected. The reader should have previous knowledge of networks, subnets, routers, syslog, and TCP/IP."

"The first step is downloading and configuring the DHCP daemon. The particular DHCPD we will be using is the Internet Software Consortium's Daemon Version Two. The ISC's DHCPD homepage is http://www.isc.org/products/DHCP/dhcp-v2.html. The particular version we'll be using is DHCP 2.0 Patch Level 5 and can be downloaded from the following location: ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/dhcp/dhcp-2.0pl5.tar.gz...."

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