Vladimir Vuksan


Revision History
Revision v4.12October 22, 2000Revised by: vv

This document attempts to answer basic questions on how to set up your Linux box to serve as a DHCP server or a DHCP client.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Standard Disclaimer
1.2. New Versions of this Document
1.3. Feedback
1.4. Contributors
1.5. Copyright Information
2. DHCP protocol
3. Client Setup
3.1. Downloading the client daemon (dhcpcd)
3.2. Slackware
3.3. RedHat 6.x and Mandrake 6.x
3.4. RedHat 5.x
3.5. RedHat 4.x and Caldera OpenLinux 1.1/1.2
3.6. Debian
3.7. LinuxPPC and MkLinux
3.8. Tying it all together
3.9. Various notes
3.10. Troubleshooting
3.11. Alternative DHCP client (ISC dhclient)
4. DHCP Server Setup
4.1. DHCP server for UNIX
4.2. DHCP server configuration
4.3. Options for DHCPd
4.4. Starting the server
4.5. Other interesting documents