Saturday, June 23, 2012

Install and configure DHCP Server on Ubuntu 10.10 desktop

On the Ubuntu 10.10 machine

apt-get install dhcp3-server

nano /etc/default/dhcp3-server


Alt + F2

gksudo gedit

go to /etc/dhcp3/dhcpd.conf

option domain-name "";
option domain-name-servers;
option subnet-mask;
option broadcast-address;
option routers;

default-lease-time 600;
max-lease-time 7200;



/etc/init.d/dhcp3-server restart

On the linux Client machine

nano /etc/network/interfaces

auto lo

iface lo inet loopback

save the file

go to terminal

 sudo dhclient

(you will see the full DORA process)

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