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DHCP Server setup

Hi,
    Can someone help me setup a DHCP server on Solaris ? It supposed to release a given IP address to a client.  I've been searching the net for information, but none were helpful. Thanks!
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PsiCopCommented:
What VERSION of Solaris?
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azcalv408Author Commented:
Solaris 9
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David PiniellaCommented:
Does it have a DHCP server installed on it already? I would recommend you install ISC's DHCP 3 software....I'm pretty sure you can also install it from sunfreeware.com or blastwave.org
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azcalv408Author Commented:
No it doesn't. I'm trying to learn how to do it manually using just commands. thanks
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David PiniellaCommented:
Solaris has it's own DHCP server -- see more info at http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/806-5529
I am more familiar with ISC's DHCP, which you can find at http://isc.org/sw/dhcp 
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neteducationCommented:
use dhcpconfig and try by yourself or use this link:

http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/806-4075?q=dhcp+server

for a nice step by step manual
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neteducationCommented:
(forgot to mention in the above link: use the dhcpconfig-way, not the dhcpmanager, which is a gui based thing that I personally think is much more complicate)
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yuzhCommented:
To set up DHCP server is a very easy task, you need to login as root (or su as root), then
    run "/usr/sbin/dhcpconfig" (command/script) to configure the box as a dhcp server.

man dhcpconfig

    If you really don't understand what the man page is talking about, you can just simply
type in (must be super user):

/usr/sbin/dhcpconfig

  then following the instructions on the screen to set it up, very simple, a couple of mins with get your dhcp going. you can alway modify the configuration file later. (files
in /var/dhcp, use vi to edit the file, or play safe use "dhtadm" to modify it)

      see http:Q_21370480.html for more details

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neteducationCommented:
yuzh: the nice menu-driven setup using dhcpconfig from earlier solaris versions is no longer there in solaris 9... in solaris 9 dhcpconfig without parameters just gives a usage
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neteducationCommented:
azcalv408, have you come any further here ?
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David PiniellaCommented:
asker stopped responding to t/s requests
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