DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and is commonly referred to as the service that dynamically assigns IP addresses -- which makes it easy to e.g. connect to other Wifi networks without knowing anything about their configuration. The DHCP server also tells its clients the default ...

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Endless “Optaining IP Address” loop

Possible duplicates: Ice Cream Sandwich can't obtain IP address, what do I need to delete to reset wifi settings? Device stuck on "obtaining IP address", then sets network to ...
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AFWall+ allow DHCP+DNS services without allow all root?

Picked up AFWall+ today when heard it is the fork of Droidwall (which had been sold off to Avast). Bonus is that AFWall+ has an entry for "(Tethering) - DHCP+DNS services". Problem is that entry ...
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Reset DHCP cache for Asus Memo Pad HD7 'Avoided due to poor connection'

Only the other day, my tablet now refuses to connect to any Wi-Fi spot. I've tried resetting both the tablet and the router to no avail. After looking around, it seems to be some form of issue with ...
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fail to connect to public wifi networks with cyanogenmod

I changed my pre-installed OS to Cyanogenmod 9 on my Xperia Neo V and since then I cannot connect to any free public network that requires simple registration (like airports, cafes, etc). My phone ...
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How do I repair Android DHCP issues?

My phone plan comes standard with a lot of data and as a result, I've been regularly using the Mobile Hotspot feature built into it, on my laptop. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S5 and is rooted on a ...
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How can I get Android devices to see a classless static route?

This seems to be a problem that a few people are having. I have DHCP set up on a Windows 2008 server. Amongst all the options I have set, is option 121 (Classless Static Routes). I have two routes set ...
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Android not registering A and PTR records with DNS server

I have been running ISC BIND and DHCP servers on my private lan for quite some time now. Recently, I configured the two servers to enable Dynamic DNS updates to my private zone. It seems to be ...
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Wifi Hotspot dnsmasq no DHCP ACK

I am creating a Wifi hotspot with hostapd and providing DHCP/DNS through dnsmasq on an Android 5.0.1 device. When a client connects to the Wifi hotspot it is subsequently unable to obtain an IP ...
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How to identify an android device by hostname?

every android device in our network has the hostname android_[some-hex-number].domain.local i do have one device which requested 10 IP adresses (different MACs, but always the same hostname). is ...
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Laptop not getting DHCP while connecting to Android (Cyanogenmod) Wifi Tethering

I have a Cyanogenmod Phone. Until yesterday both of my laptops was getting an IP address when connecting to the WiFi tethering provided by the Cyanogen OS. But not it is not. I do not see any settings ...
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Avoided poor internet connection message with Cyanogenmod using 'Eduroam'

I recently installed Cyanogenmod 9 in my Xperia Neo V and after that I have been getting internet problems. I always connect to a network called "Eduroam" (a global educational wifi network - link ...