Multiple Subnet DHCP Server in OpenSuse 10.2

Hi all, long time not writing about IT stuffs, I’ve been a little busy lately :P. Anyway you might be wandering why my writing always about OpenSuse, well it because in my workplace they all use OpenSuse as primary OS (even for servers) for software development, of course there are some Windows PC, but it’s only about 30 %, and some using Solaris, so it’s a Unix world here 😀

About a month ago my boss asked me to replace the old machine that did all from proxy, DNS, DHCP, and Internet gateway. So in my plan I want to divide the machine into 2 machine one for DHCP and DNS while the other for proxy and internet gateway. For now I will discuss about DHCP server for multiple subnet. Continue reading

MAC Address Authentication in 3COM layer 3 switch 4500 series 26 port

Hi long time not posting something in this blog, actually I’ve done this thing about 2 weeks ago, but I don’t have time to write (busy with other configuration that haven’t done yet till now…hicks…).

So here is the idea, my boss wants everyone in the office can only access the network if their machine have been authorized. S he asked how to do it, so I said by make some checking in the MAC address. But the problem is I don’t know how :p. Then I did endless search in Google and found nothing!!!

Then what comes up in my mind is joining a group or forum in internet, finally I managed to find one, the name is 3COM user group, you can visit the group with my complete posting in:

I have to say many thanks to the admin Maxouz for the help.

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