How to configure ISC DHCP server

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a network protocol used to assign IP addresses and provide configuration information to devices such as servers, desktops, or mobile devices, so they can communicate on a network using the Internet Protocol (IP).

Step-by-step guide

Install the package using apt-get tool.

Edit the configuration file /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf for IPv4 or /etc/dhcp/dhcpd6.conf for IPv6.

Now you can run the server

Check the result by svcs tool:

That means the service works, and you may relax (wink)