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 “Obtaining 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 doesn'...
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Configuring DHCP client on my android board

I am running android on my development board and want to configure DHCP client on it. Can anyone tell the details of what steps to be followed to configure dhcp client on android.
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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 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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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 working,...
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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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Android is not getting dhcp lease but server offers one

Android is not getting dhcp lease but server offers one. My Linux Mint 17 desktop gets an IP via DHCP (wired network). Do you habe any hints where the problem is possible lying? Where and how should I ...
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WLan DHCP error (obtaining IP address. . .)

Since a few days ago, I can't connect to any WiFi network. It just displays "obtaining IP adress" and after a few minutes it says that the WiFi network is disabled: (Click image to enlarge) I ...
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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 ...