By: paulsenj

January 3, 2013 11:23 am


DHCP, DNS, DDNS, and TSIG configuration on OES 11 (SLES 11)

So, you decided to migrate DHCP and DNS from NetWare 6.x OES 2 to SLES 11 OES 11 and things, especially DDNS are not working. First things first, DDNS can not work after migration because DDNS works differently on SLES/Linux and OES 11 than it does on NetWare. You also may be having odd […]

Read More

By: mwilmsen

June 24, 2010 6:09 pm


Configuring a SLES DHCP Failover

In most networks DHCP is one of the single-point-of-failures. If DHCP fails, every devices relying on DHCP cannot function. In order to provide a high availability to your DHCP server, set up a backup DHCP server running the same Linux distribution and version, as follows: Stop DHCP on both DHCP servers (rcdhcpd stop). On your […]

Read More

By: palaniappan1

August 18, 2009 3:36 pm


DHCP – Manual Migration From OpenLDAP to eDirectory on SLES

This article provides information on how to migrate DHCP from OpenLDAP to eDirectory manually on SLES 9 or above, making sure that LDAP based applications do not break. SLES offers eDirectory to be used as an alternate to OpenLDAP, but applications already using LDAP on SLES would break unless there is a provision to migrate […]

Read More

By: bbendily

August 4, 2009 11:59 am


Upgrading DHCP

Recently I upgraded the default DHCPd RPM from Novell to a direct download from When i did that I had problems with the line: option slp-service-scope true "default'; I had to add: option slp-service-scope code 79 = {boolean, text}; before this line: option slp-service-scope true "default"; That maybe something Novell changed […]

Read More

By: DamianMyerscough

June 27, 2008 1:55 pm


DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)

In this article we are going to look at setting up and configuring a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1. We will also look at configuring DHCP to reserving IP (Internet Protocol) addresses for certain machines, set clients DNS (Domain Name System) details and view what machines have […]

Read More