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You can add a keyword authoritative at the beginning of the file. If you do this, it means that this DHCP server is the one that controls DHCP services for the subnet; clients should then ignore any "rogue" DHCP server on the network.

r : r j It is definitely not a good idea to test a DHCP server on a network where other peo-

i--.-.,". .■¿"CV-.wple are working. A rogue DHCP server offering the wrong range of addresses on a public network can cause considerable chaos and make you very unpopular.

¡To make sure dhcpd starts when your system boots up, use chkconfig -a dhcpd.

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