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RE: [opensuse] dhcp on Suse 11.0
  • From: "James D. Parra" <Jamesp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 07:52:47 -0800
  • Message-id: <531F1E080638384C9623B00D71AA546D0602C25A@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
David C. Rankin wrote:
James D. Parra wrote:
Hello,

I have just noticed a strange anomaly. After migrating my dhcpd server
from
a Fedora box to Suse, none of my Vista users can get IP addresses.

Has anyone else experienced this and if so, do you no of a solution?

Thank you,

James

Early on there was a bug in dhcp on 11.0 where dhcp would not update
dns. See:
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=404663

I thought it was fixed, but it is still listed as new, so I guess
it's still
there. I bet that's your problem.

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Thanks David. I gave the Vista machines static IP addresses. What is odd is
that the Vista machines can not find the dhcp server. I don't see any
requests from the Vista machines in the dhcp server logs. Is there a dhcp
server broadcast that I need to set in the server that the Vista machines
can recognize?

Thanks again,

~James
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