Category: DHCP

How to netboot OpenBSD installation

I have tried to configure a network boot environment for FreeBSD some years ago. Well, my trying stopped immediately after reading the documentation for this. If I remember correctly it requires a bunch of files on a TFTP server, a NFS share as root file system and settings in the DHCP server. While TFTP and…


How to build redundant DHCP servers on OpenBSD

For years, sysadmins like me were told that you could not run more than one DHCP server in a broadcast domain. Then the IETF created a draft for a failover protocol between two DHCP servers. ISC implemented this draft in the DHCP reference server. With Windows Server 2012 Microsoft implemented the same draft into their…