DHCP Settings

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DHCP Settings

FOG internal DHCP

  1. FOG 0.1-->0.32
    • Go to your DHCP and confirm that option 67 is set to pxelinux.0
  2. Fog 0.33-->1.x.x
    • Go to your DHCP and confirm that option 67 is set to undionly.kpxe

If you do not use FOG to provide DHCP services, the following sections will give some indication of settings of DHCP servers on various other platforms.

Windows Server DHCP

  • Option 66
    • Windows 66.png
  • Option 67
    • Windows 67.png

Linux Server DHCP

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Novell (Linux) Server DHCP

  • DHCP Overview from DNS/DHCP Console (Netware 6.5)
    • Novelldhcp.gif
  • Option 66
    • Novelloption66.gif
  • Option 67
    • Novelloption67.gif


Use OS X Server app to install and utilize DHCP.

Use DHCP Option Code Utility to generate the code necessary.

One MUST generate the codes in order for PXE booting to work!
bootpd.plist is located in /etc/bootpd.plist

  • Option 66
    • MACOption66.png
  • Option 67
    • MACOption67.png

  • Sample bootpd.plist
    • This is a sample file DO NOT USE THIS IN YOUR ENVIRONMENT!!!! OS X Server app will generate most of this code for you, this example file is to show you the place where the generated code needs to be placed.
    • For Reference, your generated code should be placed between "dhcp_domain_search" and "dhcp_router"

  • Completed Bootpd.plist
    • MACbootpd.png


In pfSense enable network booting as follows ( should be replaced by the ip address of your fog server):

PfSense dhcp network boot settings.png