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Re: Assistance with DHCP server setup.



On Thu, 2009-01-29 at 15:51 +1100, Simon Slater wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 18:39 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > On Thu, 2009-01-29 at 12:31 +1100, Simon Slater wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 18:24 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > > > My theory is that a 'server' should have fixed ip addresses if at all
> > > > possible.
> > > > 
> > > > I don't see what is to be gained by having two ethernet interfaces on
> > > > the same network but I do on occasion make extra virtual ethernet
> > > > devices for things like apache myself. I am just wondering what it is
> > > > that you hope to accomplish by doing that.
> > > > 
> > > I want to set this server up as the main interface to the internet so
> > > one NIC (eth0) connects to the Linksys DSL router & internet, the other
> > > NIC in the same box (eth1) connects to the internal LAN.
> > ----
> > since dhcp sets 192.168.1.254 as the 'router' address, I presume that
> > all internal LAN will use the Linksys DSL router and thus both eth0 and
> > eth1 will have a path to the Linksys DSL router ensuring duplicity.
> > 
> > You probably will want to identify...
> > 
> > GATEWAYDEV=eth0
> > 
> > in /etc/sysconfig/network because it's a crapshoot otherwise
> > 
> > Craig
> > 
> Well progress is better than yesterday, dhcpd fails but today I still
> have internet.  Following are the amended dhcpd.conf and the avc denials
> in case they give a clue to what's happening.
> 
> [root dell ~]# cat /etc/dhcpd.conf
> #Sample /etc/dhcpd.conf
> # (add your comments here)
> ddns-update-style none;
> default−lease−time 600;
> max−lease−time 7200;
> option subnet−mask 255.255.255.0;
> option broadcast−address 192.168.1.255;
> option routers 192.168.1.254;
> #option domain−name−servers 192.168.1.1, 192.168.1.2;
> #option domain−name "mydomain.org";
> authoritative;
> subnet 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 {
> range 192.168.1.100 192.168.1.199;
> 
> }
> [root dell ~]#
> 
> [root dell ~]# service dhcpd start
> Starting dhcpd:                                            [FAILED]
> [root dell ~]#
> 
> When running restorecon /etc/dhcpd.conf the avc message is:
> 
> SELinux is preventing restorecon (setfiles_t) "read write"
> unconfined_t. 
> 
> When restarting the network there are 3 messages:
> 
> SELinux is preventing pppd (pppd_t) "read write" unconfined_t. 
> SELinux is preventing arping (netutils_t) "read write" unconfined_t. 
> SELinux is preventing ip (ifconfig_t) "read write" unconfined_t. 
> 
> When starting dhcpd :
> 
> SELinux is preventing dhcpd (dhcpd_t) "read write" unconfined_t. 
> 
> I hope this means something to someone.
----
Fedora 10?

as root, run 'fixfiles onboot'

and then restart, take a break because it will take some time but it
will relabel everything which should clean all this up.

Craig


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