Install and Configure dnsmasq in Ubuntu 18.04

Keywords: Install dnsmasq, Ubuntu 18.04, DNS, DHCP Follow the steps mentioned in this post to install dnsmasq in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.  Step 1. Free port 53 to use with dnsmasq Ubuntu 18.04 uses systemd-resolve service that is bind with port 53. Execute following commands to disable and stop this service.

Remove the symlinked file and remove old /etc/resolv.conf file. Before removing old file, make a backup copy in case something goes wrong.

Step 2. Create a new “resolv.conf” file Execute following command to create the file with required…

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How to install and configure DHCP Server in Linux/Ubuntu

Keywords : DHCP Server, How to install DHCP Server in Linux/Ubuntu, Configure DHCP server in Linux/Ubuntu In this tutorial I am going to explain How to install and configure DHCP Server in Linux/Ubuntu. You might be thinking what is a DHCP Server? Well.. A DHCP Server is used to assign ip-address to client machines connected in a network. It also reduces the effort to assign ip-address manually. installation of DHCP Server Open a terminal and type following command: $ sudo apt-get install dhcp3-server Above command will install the DHCP Server…

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