[CentOS] dhcp server

Barry Brimer lists at brimer.org
Mon Aug 9 01:42:58 EDT 2010


> I have to run a dhcp server on CentOS release 5.5 (Final).
>
> # yum list| grep -i dhcp
> dhcp.x86_64		12:3.0.5-23.el5	installed
> dhcp-devel.x86_64	12:3.0.5-23.el5	installed
> dhcpv6-client.x86_64	1.0.10-18.el5	installed
>
> after starting the dhcpd daemon, the windows Clients on the subnet
> (192.168.100.0/24) tells me, that there is no dhcp server available.
>
> # /etc/init.d/dhcpd configtest
> Syntax: OK
>
> [/var/log/messages]
> Aug  9 07:11:14 tfelx01 dhcpd: Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Server
> V3.0.5-RedHat
> Aug  9 07:11:14 tfelx01 dhcpd: Copyright 2004-2006 Internet Systems
> Consortium.
> Aug  9 07:11:14 tfelx01 dhcpd: All rights reserved.
> Aug  9 07:11:14 tfelx01 dhcpd: For info, please visit
> http://www.isc.org/sw/dhcp/
> Aug  9 07:11:14 tfelx01 dhcpd: Wrote 0 leases to leases file.
> Aug  9 07:11:14 tfelx01 dhcpd: Listening on
> LPF/eth0/00:1a:64:b6:1d:1c/192.168.100/24
> Aug  9 07:11:14 tfelx01 dhcpd: Sending on
> LPF/eth0/00:1a:64:b6:1d:1c/192.168.100/24
> Aug  9 07:11:14 tfelx01 dhcpd: Sending on   Socket/fallback/fallback-net

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How about firewalling ... does your firewall allow for a DHCP server?


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