DHCP Server - Eth0

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Fri Jun 19 07:49:59 UTC 2009

Koponick, Michael wrote:

>The subnet that the DHCP server is installed, will not serve any 
>DHCP addresses for that subnet. All
>subnets are remote.

How are requests getting to the server ? Via a relay agent ?

>When I first configured dhcpd.conf, and try to start the DHCP 
>server, I had a FAILED error because there was not a local subnet 
>in dhcpd.conf.
>I went ahead and configured a subnet, basically a declaration, 
>however the DHCP server will stop handing out addresses for the 
>remote IP's and try to hand out addresses on the local network 
>interface. Of course this fails miserably when there are no 
>addresses to hand out, since that subnet will not have any DHCP 

What does the server log when this happens ?

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