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Re: [K12OSN] ltsp, subnets, dhcpd.conf



If you want to have thin clients only on subnet 3, then it sounds like you should use a single-nic setup. This means, though, that the K12LTSP server will be acting as the DHCP server for the entire subnet. Make sure that is ok, and make sure there is no other DHCP server on that subnet.

If you set it up like this, then the K12LTSP server can be located anywhere on your subnet and it will work. Just make sure it's giving out the correct IP addresses for your subnet. Also make sure that you define the proper gateway machine in dhcpd.conf. It will not be the K12LTSP server. It will be the IP address of the Sonicwall firewall. Now that I think of it, you'll also need to set the DNS server in dhcpd.conf too.

-Rob

Will Hatch wrote:
Hi All,

I'll do my best to explain my issue.  I've successfully installed k12ltsp in the past.  That was when I was at a small school, with my cable modem sitting beside my desk.  I didn't have to worry about subnets, or changing the dhcpd.conf file.  Here is my current situation:

This is a three-building school district. The internet is piped into the high school, where we have a Sonicwall firewall set up. The high school used subnets 0,1, and 2. My building uses 3. The central office uses 4 and 5. I can't find any documentation that says what I have to do exactly, in a case like mine. All the computers in my building use a subnet of .3. I have Edubuntu with ltsp installed, I have a universal boot floppy written for clients. But I know I have to do something to configuration files to get clients to boot.
Thanks
Will

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