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Old 08-29-2007, 01:43 PM   #1
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DHCPDISCOVER - unknown network segment

We are in the process of migrating our DHCP services from Windows to Linux. I am running dhcpd on a SLES 10 box. Below are all the versions of dhcp packages on the server:


The IP address of the DHCP server is: AFAIK, there is a DHCP helper on the switch. I created a test subnet of and am trying to issue DHCP addresses out to that subnet from the DHCP server.

When my client contacts the DHCP server I get this error:
Aug 29 13:26:56 dss-cs99la14 dhcpd: DHCPDISCOVER from 00:16:d4:14:3a:be via unknown network segment

That is the correct MAC address of the client attempting to get an IP address.

I configured dhcrelay to use eth0.

Any ideas?

Old 08-29-2007, 02:09 PM   #2
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Unfortunately I left my crystal ball at home, so I am afraid you will have to show us your dhcpd.conf file... as well as the ip configuration of the server's network interfaces.

Old 08-29-2007, 02:31 PM   #3
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As I was copying the file named.conf file I notice I had the subnet commented out.



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