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DHCP Server fails on autoinstall

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Environment

SLES9
AutoYaST
DHCP

Situation

After configuring a DHCP Server with AutoYaST you get the following error messages during the autoinstallation:

Error This server needs at least one configured network device (besides loopback) for its proper function. Configure one. YaST will quit now.

Resolution

You have two posibilities to add these option:

1. Edit the XML file manual.

Change the tag:

to e.g.:


  • eth0

2. Use a reference profile in YaST as basis from the current host.

  • Start AutoYaST with the command# yast2 autoyast
  • Goto Tools ->Create reference profile
  • Select [x] DHCP Server
  • Press [Create]

Additional Information

The AutoYaST module doesn't include the option allowed_interface to the XML file.


Formerly known as TID# 10101121

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:3074162
  • Creation Date:25-OCT-06
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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