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# 1  
Old 11-10-2009
Which IPs from the range are assigned to DHCP enabled clients

Hi All

dhcpd.conf has a range of IPs sa for example( 192.168.1.201 192.168.1.220)

So this is the range of IP addresses the server will issue to DHCP enabled PC clients booting up on the network

How do i know which IPs are being used or which IPs from the range are assigned to dhcp enabled clients ?

Thanks
# 2  
Old 11-10-2009
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# 3  
Old 11-10-2009
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Originally Posted by TonyLawrence
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Thank you Tony.
# 4  
Old 11-12-2009
DHCP server runs out of IPs

Hi all
When DHCP server assign a IP to dhcp enabled clients it reserve IPs for the time specified in the dhcp.conf file and I have set it to 24 hours.

Very often DHCP server runs out of IPs so is there a way to release the IP from the client which are not pingable or down?

Or is there a script to handle this situation?

Please let me know.
Thanks
# 5  
Old 11-12-2009
You could set your dhcp lease time to a shorter duration

dhcpd.leases (Linux Reviews)

Linux Tutorial - Linux DHCP Server Configuration
# 6  
Old 11-12-2009
Thanks

Can I delete the entry from dhcpd.leases for the host which says "binding state free" ?
Thanks
# 7  
Old 11-13-2009
It is not recommended, and I am not sure what the ramifications for that would be. You could restart the service after making the changes

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