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Re: [opensuse] DHCP reserved addresses
  • From: Rauch Christian <info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 23:10:39 +0100
  • Message-id: <459440DF.2010103@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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James Knott schrieb:
> Rauch Christian wrote:
>> James Knott schrieb:
>>
>>> I could be mistaken, but it doesn't appear Webmin supports this function
>>> either. It is possible to configure a "fixed-address" in dhcpd.conf,
>>> but that seems to be a lot of work, for something that should be simple
>>> to accomplish.
>>>
>> Not really. I have a small network here with fixed IPs via DHCP and I
>> simply add an entry like the one below to /etc/dhcpd.conf for each of my
>> PCs:
>>
>> host hostname {
>> hardware ethernet 00:11:22:33:44:55;
>> fixed-address 192.168.0.99;
>> }
>>
>
> That's exactly what I mentioned above. On the other hand, on a router
> at work, I can view a list of computers (MAC addresses) getting an IP
> address from the DHCP server and then select one and assign it a
> reserved address.

arp -a does this job. it lists currently active PCs with their MAC, IP
and (if available) hostname.

hth,
Chris
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