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DHCP Server on Fedora

Configure DHCP ( Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol ) Server. If you make your linux computer DHCP server, it's neccesarry to disable DHCP function on router in LAN. 
[1] Install and configure DHCP
[root@dlp ~]# yum -y install dhcp 
[root@dlp ~]# vi /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf 
# create new
# specify domain name
option domain-name "";
# specify DNS's hostname or IP address
option domain-name-servers;
# default lease time
default-lease-time 600;
# max lease time
max-lease-time 7200;
# this DHCP server to be declared valid
# specify network address and subnet mask
subnet netmask {
# specify the range of lease IP address
range dynamic-bootp;
# specify broadcast address
option broadcast-address;
# specify default gateway
option routers;
[root@dlp ~]# /etc/rc.d/init.d/dhcpd start 
[root@dlp ~]# chkconfig dhcpd on
[2] Configure on client. Enable 'Obtain an IP Address Autometically' from network interface.
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