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Old 04-17-2003, 04:03 PM   #1
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DHCP doesn't give the ip

Well my dhcp server is runing and it doesn't give the ip

default-lease-time 600;
max-lease-time 7200;
option subnet-mask;
option broadcast-address;
option routers;
option domain-name-servers ,;
option domain-name "";
ddns-update-style ad-hoc;

ignore unknown-clients;
shared-network {
subnet netmask {
host Daznis {
ddns-updates on;
hardware ethernet 00:10:A7:06:A0:E1;

what is wrong whith it ? i think the config is good
Old 04-17-2003, 04:56 PM   #2
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Tail DHCP log?

If you run a tail -f on your dhcp log file do you see your client making a request to the DHCP server?

You should see the process of the client requesting an IP appear when you try to request an IP address on the client.

Maybe that can help...
Old 04-17-2003, 05:09 PM   #3
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Location: Columbus, Ohio
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I have the following and it works like a champ..
Its more of a bootp, than dhcp... I normally woundn't have
posted this here, but sence you have

ignore unknown-clients;

in your options... which make it more of a bootp server.. I did...

option netbios-name-servers;
option time-servers;
option domain-name-servers;
option domain-name "";
option broadcast-address;
option subnet-mask;
option routers;
ddns-update-style ad-hoc;
host dpglab180 {
hardware ethernet xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx;
subnet netmask {
host dpglab181 {
hardware ethernet xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx;


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