DHCP option 184 and 200 on mac os x tiger server

jeff donovan donovan at beth.k12.pa.us
Tue Mar 25 11:47:35 UTC 2008

On Mar 25, 2008, at 7:11 AM, Tina Siegenthaler wrote:

> Am 20.03.2008 um 21:00 schrieb David W. Hankins:
>> On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 03:46:55PM -0500, Keith Mitnick wrote:
>>> I need some help setting up DHCP options 184 and 220 on my Mac os  
>>> x Tiger server.  There is no way to do it in the GUI.  Does anyone  
>>> know what files I need to edit in the command line?  If anyone can  
>>> walk me through an easy way of setting this up, I'd
>>> greatly appreciate it.
>> ...does osx tiger install isc dhcpd?
> No, it doesn't. We run some Mac OS X servers, and we decided to use  
> ISC dhcpd instead of the Mac OS DHCP server, because it's way more  
> flexible... the GUI of the Mac DHCP server is nice and easy to use,  
> but doesn't provide that many options.
> You can ask questions about Mac OS X server on the Mac OS X server  
> mailing list – subscribe to it here:
> http://lists.apple.com/mailman/listinfo/macos-x-server
> Or try "man bootpd" if you haven't already.


The built in DHCPd that runs on OSX is fine for simple installs, but  
does not have the flexibility of the ISC config files. It compiles and  
runs great. I have an OSX server that has been running ISC for years  
without issue.

just compile from source ( make sure you install the xcode DEV tools  
from the disk ) and then setup your config file and launch dhcpd.


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