Linux.com: DHCP Daemon Made Easy
Nov 22, 2000, 09:26 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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: