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Create a Linux DHCP Server on VMWare

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I want to replace a windows server with a linux server. the only role of this windows server is to hand out IP addresses via its DHCP Server when someone connects to our Public Wifi network in the DMZ.
Any Linux Gurus out there? I have downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu Server but do not know the commands to enable and configure DHCP. I am open for other suggestions too. thanks.
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yum install dhcpd

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apt-get install dhcp3-server

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thanks guys...seems like i am able to install the DHCP server and configured it to give out addresses but it doesn't seem to be giving out addresses. where should i look for troubleshooting?
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