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Setting up a server at school
Registered Linux user #393103
- Join Date
- Aug 2005
dhcpd is not necessary (this is a dhcpd server).
To setup an IP address: ifconfig ethX 192.168.1.x
to setup MAC: ifconfig ethX hwaddr=XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XXWhen using Windows, have you ever told "Ehi... do your business?"
Linux user #396597 (http://counter.li.org)
hmm.. still won't work, I'll try pulling out of of the two NIC's and see if that will help. I also assigned eth0 with the IP address I found on the 98 box with Winipcfg. Does this mean that the Dell must be off for the Debian box to work? As in, the same IP cannot be used both at the same time. I'll keep trying, thanks.Registered Linux user #393103
- Join Date
- Apr 2005
If I were admin in a school and I didn't want strange devices on my network I would implement 802.1x
what is 802.1x you ask ? well it's Port Based Network Acces Control. if I don't have the MAC address of the Network card in your PC in my database I will automatically shut down the port on the switch when you connect to it, and not allow you to send or recieve any traffic (other than 802.1x auth information) .
If this is the case the only way to get your machine connected is to place a request with IT.
knowing how inquisitive students are I wouldn't do it any other way.. call me paranoid or whatever, but you have to maintain control of your network to be able to manage it properly.far...out