dhcpd interface specification (Answer)

Rob stopspam at users.sourceforge.net
Wed May 5 00:41:23 PDT 2004

twig les wrote:
> Yes I get that output from ps also, but the question is what do
> you get from netstat -an?  I tried your syntax, got the same
> output as you in ps, but netstat still shows the daemon
> listening on *.67.  Not kosher.

Found the answer on the isc-dhcp-server mailing list.

Say you want the server to run on rl1 with IP,
then add to your dhcpd.conf file:


and start the dhcpd server as you did before.

The port 67 will then bind only to

See also the man pages of dhcpd.

You raised a good point; I've modified my dhcpd.conf file accordingly!


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