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Old 04-23-2012, 02:19 AM   #1
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does enabling dhcp harm or effect the static IP in linux redhat 5.7


I want to enable DHCP service on a boot server to test restoration exercises

my question is: does enabling dhcp harm or effect the static IP in linux redhat 5.7 at the moment? and if not! what are the future problems i might face?
 
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harm?? there's nothing more to it that what /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 says. There is nothing to persist long term if you change it.
 
  


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