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Old 07-14-2011, 12:01 PM   #1
mleppelman
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DHCP server with fedora 14


I am trying to set up a DHCP server for a network that does not go on the internet using fedora 14. I have tried several site and every one I look at has a different dhcpd.conf file. I have tried many and every time I try to start the service they fail. Like I said it does not go on the internet. No matter what I do when I try to start the dhcpd service it fails

[root@pcrepair ~]# service dhcpd start
Starting dhcpd: [FAILED]


here is my current config file


# specify domain name

option domain-name
"server.world";


# specify DNS's hostname or IP address

#option domain-name-servers
#dlp.server.world;


# default lease time

default-lease-time 600;

# max lease time

max-lease-time 7200;

# this DHCP server to be declared valid

authoritative;

# specify network address and subnet mask

subnet 10.1.5.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 {

# specify the range of lease IP address

range dynamic-bootp 10.1.5.200 10.1.5.254;

# specify broadcast address

option broadcast-address 10.1.5.255;

# specify default gateway

option routers 10.1.5.1;

}
 
Old 07-14-2011, 12:50 PM   #2
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DHCP

Try using DNSMASQ instead. It is FAAR easier to set up and get going.
 
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