Manually Configuring a DHCP Server

Although YaST provides a convenient interface for setting up standard DHCP servers, you can achieve much finer-grained configuration if you work with a DHCP server manually by editing its configuration file. As you have seen, configuration options for the DHCP server are stored in /etc/dhcpd.conf. If you install the dhcp-server package, but you make no changes using YaST, a default (but non-working) configuration file with comments is written to /etc/dhcpd.conf. The comments in this default file and the man page (man dhcpd.conf) are useful if you want to write your own configuration file.

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