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DHCP Konfiguration für VMware & XEN virtuelle Maschinen

by on Jan.21, 2009, under VMware, XEN

Vor einiger Zeit habe ich eine DHCP Konfiguration für XEN VMs benötigt um diese per PXE installieren zu können. Die im Beispiel angegebenen IP Adressen sind in meiner tatsächlichen Konfiguration anders, der rest ist identisch.

# dhcp config for xen & vmware virtual machines (with pxelinux support)
default-lease-time 600;
max-lease-time 7200;

ddns-update-style none; ddns-updates off;
log-facility local7;

allow booting;
allow bootp;

class “xensource” {
match if (substring(hardware,1,3)=00:16:3e);
class “vmware” {
match if (
(substring(hardware,1,3)=00:0c:29) or
(substring(hardware,1,3)=00:05:69) or
(substring(hardware,1,3)=00:1c:14) or
class “virtualbox” {
match if (substring(hardware,1,3)=08:00:27);
subnet netmask {
pool {
allow members of “xensource”;
allow members of “vmware”;
allow members of “virtualbox”;
option broadcast-address;
option domain-name “vms.domain.tld”;
option routers;
option domain-name-servers,;
option tftp-server-name “”;
filename “/pxelinux.0”;

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