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Elroy elroy@i...
Tue Sep 10 21:23:08 NZST 2013

Troubleshooting ISC DHCP SERVER config-file (dhcpd.conf) error messages:

If you get:

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/etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf line 33: e74f4b0 exceeds max (255) for precision.

Make sure you put colons ":" between each two alphanumeric digits in 
your MAC addresses, e.g. 0A1B2C3D4E5F, will give you the above error.

Make sure it looks like: 0A:1B:2C:3D:4E:5F.

Also, IP addresses go in quotes "" etc, and MAC addresses 
0A:1B:2C:3D:4E:5F do not need any.


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