DHCPd Formula

The DHCPd formula is used to configure the DHCP service on the branch server.

Procedure: Configuring DHCP
  1. In the SUSE Manager Web UI, open the details page for the branch server, and navigate to the Formulas tab.

  2. Check the Dhcpd formula, and click Save.

  3. Navigate to the Formulas  Dhcpd tab, and set these parameters:

    • In the Domain Name field, enter the domain name for the branch server (for example: branch1.example.com).

    • In the Domain Name Server field, enter either the IP address or resolvable FQDN of the branch DNS server (for example: 192.168.1.5).

    • In the Listen Interfaces field, enter the name of the network interface used to connect to the local branch network (for example: eth1).

  4. Navigate to the Network Configuration (subnet) section, and use these parameters for Network1:

    • In the Network IP field, enter the IP address of the branch server network (for example: 192.168.1.0).

    • In the Netmask field, enter the network mask of the branch server network (for example: 255.255.255.0).

    • In the Domain Name field, enter the domain name for the branch server network (for example: branch1.example.com).

  5. In the Dynamic IP Range section, use these parameters to configure the IP range to be served by the DHCP service:

    • In the first input box, set the lower bound of the IP range (for example: 192.168.1.51).

    • In the second input box, set the upper bound of the IP range (for example: 192.168.1.151).

  6. In the Broadcast Address field, enter the broadcast IP address for the branch network (for example: 192.168.1.255).

  7. In the Routers field, enter the IP address to be used by routers in the branch server network (for example: 192.168.1.5).

  8. In the Next Server field, enter the hostname or IP address of the branch server (for example: 192.168.1.5).

  9. In the Filename field, keep the default value of /boot/pxelinux.0.

  10. Click Save Formula to save your configuration

  11. Apply the highstate.