View Full Version : dhcp3 installation squeeze no configuration file

February 15th, 2011, 02:00 PM
I am trying to installed a dhcp server in my system(Debian squeeze) in 64bit machine DELL server T110
I have installed a dhcpd server in the system using

# apt-get install dhcp3-server

It is installed in the system but I cannot find the configuration file
/etc/dhcp3/dhcpd3.conf there is no dhcpd3 directory.
Similarly I couldnot find the init script /etc/init.d/dhcpd3-server too.
also I couldnot find binary file dhcpd3

I have uninstalled and reinstalled using following command but no luck

apt-get --purge remove dhcp3-server
apt-get install dhcp3-server
It gives the messege
dhcp3-server is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded

I will be grateful to you guys if you could help me out.

February 15th, 2011, 03:18 PM
Hello Tendydon,

The correct files with paths should be the following.



Executable file:


February 16th, 2011, 10:08 AM
1ll3xc thanks a lot for you suggestion :)
But there is no /etc/dhcp3/ directory and /etc/init.d/dhcp3-server script either.
Finally I found that
the configuration file in /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf
also /etc/default/isc-dhcp-server to configure the interfaces .
Actually the service was isc-dhcp-server in debian squeeze instead of dhcp3

Cheers !!

October 10th, 2012, 02:12 AM
Because its not named dhcp3 its just named dhcp

October 10th, 2012, 02:14 AM
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