DHCP Server

Configure DHCP ( Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol ) Server. If you make your linux computer DHCP server, it’s neccesarry to disable DHCP function on router in LAN.

[1] Install and configure DHCP  
[root@dlp ~]#

yum -y install dhcp

[root@dlp ~]#

vi /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf
# create new

# specify domain name

option domain-name

# specify DNS’s hostname or IP address

option domain-name-servers

# default lease time

default-lease-time 600;

# max lease time

max-lease-time 7200;

# this DHCP server to be declared valid


# specify network address and subnet mask

subnet netmask {

# specify the range of lease IP address

range dynamic-bootp;

# specify broadcast address

option broadcast-address;

# specify default gateway

option routers;


[root@dlp ~]#

/etc/rc.d/init.d/dhcpd start

Starting dhcpd:

[  OK  ]

[root@dlp ~]#

chkconfig dhcpd on
[2] Configure on client.

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