troubleshooting Question

DHCP multiple subnets

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Hi there,

I have inherited a /24 network which is rapidly running out of IP addresses.

I want to do some subnet separation and need some dhcpd.conf advice.

We have a Cisco ASA 5510 controlling all the routing and an Ubuntu 8.04 Domain Controller running dhcpd to give out addresses.

I would like to keep the existing subnet for statically assigned servers and add several more /24 subnets for Phone, DHCP pool and VPN (this is already implemented on the ASA).

This is my current subnet declaration in dhcpd.conf:

subnet netmask {
  option domain-name            "";
  option routers      ;
  option subnet-mask  ;
  option broadcast-address;
  option domain-name-servers;
  option ntp-servers  ;
  option netbios-name-servers;
  option netbios-node-type      8;


  option option-176 "MCIPADD=,MCPORT=1719,TFTPSRVR=";

I would welcome any suggestions on the best way to achieve this. It's been a while since I've done any advanced dhcpd.conf work.

Thanks in advance,
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