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Old 07-10-2003, 04:56 AM   #1
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what's the matter with my dhcpd.conf?!

here is the content of my dhcpd.conf in redhat linux 7.3

ddns-update-style ad-hoc;
default-lease-time 10800;
max-lease-time 86400;
option broadcast-address;
option domain-name "";
option domain-name-servers;
option routers;
option subnet-mask;
subnet netmask{
range dynamic-bootp;
subnet netmask{

when i run the dhcpd service ,i get a message like this:

/etc/dhcpd.conf line 8:expecting a parameter or declarartion.
configuration file error encountered -exiting

i don't know why?how can i config the ddns-update?
Old 07-10-2003, 07:28 AM   #2
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Try changing it to

ddns-update-style none;

for the moment see if it works.
Old 07-10-2003, 07:29 AM   #3
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as far as i know, this facility is available from 8.0 onwards. i haven't seen line having ddns-update style in 7.3.
Old 07-10-2003, 09:26 PM   #4
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thank U for your help, i change ddns-update-style ad-hoc;

to ddns-update-style none; ,but the same wrong message appears.

oh,god save me


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