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Recommending dhcp server

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by EventPhotoMan, Feb 17, 2020.

  1. EventPhotoMan

    EventPhotoMan Very Senior Member

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    Any suggestion in software to install on my Windows 10 machine?

    I’m trying to see if the dhcp server on the ASUS Rt-ac86u is not re-leasing correctly or the Lifx bulbs are the issue.

    since I’m getting no help from Lifx what-so-ever.
     
  2. L&LD

    L&LD Part of the Furniture

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  3. EventPhotoMan

    EventPhotoMan Very Senior Member

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    I think you missing my point. I'm looking for software to run as a DHCP server on my windows computer to release the ASUS router of its duty.
    All bing is showing my is how to configure your windows based device to a dhcp server...

    I found this thou, https://sourceforge.net/projects/dhcpserver/
     
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  4. L&LD

    L&LD Part of the Furniture

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    EventPhotoMan Very Senior Member

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    Or my other option is to use Wireshark and sniff what the DHCP server is doing....

    I just want to listen to discover, offer, request and acknowledgement.
     
  6. Chewie420

    Chewie420 Occasional Visitor

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    You can install pi-hole and config it as your DHCP server. You can't install on Windows 10 though. Might want to make a Virtual System if you want to test.
     
  7. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

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    You could just run tcpdump on the router running the DHCP server (assuming it has Entware installed).