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Old 10-05-2006, 05:00 AM   #1
playgroundlove
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Unhappy desperately need help with dhcpv6


Hi all.

I'm a linux newbie here and I'm currently working on dhcpv6 project. Sadly there are very little information or support that i can get from the internet. I'm having problem with the dhcp6s.

I started dhcp6s (on FC4) but i'm not sure whether it's running because I couldnt get its pid. How to start the server actually? I tried commands like service dhcp6s start, etc/init.d/dhcp6s start but they ended up nothing. No confirmatin message like "dhcp6s (pid ?) is running...".

I issued ipconfig /renew from a windows client but it got nothing from the server (connection/requset timeout or something). Does dhcpv6 work with windows client? Please help.

Thanks a million.
 
Old 10-08-2006, 09:20 PM   #2
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After it starts, does:
ps aux | grep dhcp

give you the PID? If not, if you start it directly (not using an init script) do you get any errors (like port conflicting)?

Cool
 
Old 10-09-2006, 04:49 AM   #3
playgroundlove
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Thanks for reply, MasterC.

I captured the output:

[root@dhcpv6 ~]# service dhcp6s start
[root@dhcpv6 ~]# ps aux | grep dhcp6s
root 2673 0.0 0.1 400 148 pts/1 R+ 15:54 0:00 grep dhcp6s
[root@dhcpv6 ~]# dhcp6s -dDf eth0
Oct/09/2006 15:54:45 extracted an existing DUID from /var/lib/dhcpv6/dhcp6s_duid: 00:01:00:01:0c:b5:df:38:00:90:27:a6:26:48
Oct/09/2006 15:54:45 set timer for syncing file ...
Oct/09/2006 15:54:45 interface definition for eth0 is ok

[1]+ Stopped dhcp6s -dDf eth0


I went to service configuration, click on dhcp6s but it doesn't show anything, its status,pid... simply blank.

or I have to create a dhcp lease file? i recalled when i did my project on dhcp, it need a lease file to be created before the server runs. If so, where am i supposed to put this lease file?

Thanks.
 
Old 12-06-2006, 10:26 AM   #4
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there are a few client server options out there now.... Dibbler, KAME... some others.. not sure how well they work with windows yet... You might just have to make it all stateless for now.
 
Old 05-24-2007, 05:16 AM   #5
nlpriyanka
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Smile Can see the services using netstat -an

Hi,

You can confirm whether the DHCPv6 server is listening for client requests or not, using port numbers. DHCPv6 servers run at port number 547.
Execute netstat -an command. If you see an udp portnumber 547 is listening you can confirm that the server is running.


Thanks,
Priyanka.
 
  


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