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9.6. Additional Resources

For additional information, see The DHCP Handbook; Ralph Droms and Ted Lemon; 2003 or the following resources.

9.6.1. Installed Documentation

  • dhcpd(8) man page — Describes how the DHCP daemon works.
  • dhcpd.conf(5) man page — Explains how to configure the DHCP configuration file; includes some examples.
  • dhcpd.leases(5) man page — Describes a persistent database of leases.
  • dhcp-options(5) man page — Explains the syntax for declaring DHCP options in dhcpd.conf; includes some examples.
  • dhcrelay(8) man page — Explains the DHCP Relay Agent and its configuration options.
  • /usr/share/doc/dhcp/ — Contains example configuration files.
  • /usr/share/doc/dhcp-common/ — Contains README files, and release notes for current versions of the DHCP service.