LinuxFocus: Building DHCP automatically

“This article explains how to easily configure DHCP on a

“The article’s aim is to present:

  • a static DHCP server (in order to be able to detect new guests
    on the network such as people connecting their laptop and trying to
    play pirate’s games)
  • a minimal loss of time.

The server used for this article is Paul Vixie/ISC DHCPd.”

“Our first step is to create a blank configuration file which
will be able to accept all clients on the network. I am using here
the network configuration of the Slash Party #2 for which I tried
to configure a proper Linux server.”


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