Originally Published: Monday, 12 March 2001 Author: Tuneup Staff
Published to: tuneup_tips/Tips Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Quick DHCPd primer

Want to make your subnet plug-and-play? Simply set up dhcp on your IPMasq server to autoconfigure the network settings of any machines you might plug in to your LAN.
/etc/dhcpd.conf just needs to contain something like:


default-lease-time 600;
max-lease-time 7200;
subnet 192.168.1.0  netmask 255.255.255.0 {
 # range of dynamic ip's,
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