DHCP server / client configuration

dragonslayer

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I'm trying to implement DHCP on two VirtualBox machine(6.1), one being the client and one being the server. I was trying to follow this guide here. However it doesn't seem to work. As the 'Create a host-only network' step no longer looks the same (it automatically makes a DHCP Server with different specified IP's etc. Under...file -> Host-only network manager. But I am trying to use the specified range in the /etc/dnsmasq.conf file.

Everything else in the guide appears to work for me apart from the client not getting a DHCP IP from the /etc/dnsmasq.conf file instead getting it from the Host-only network manager page.
 
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First two thoughts..
Is firewall open for dhcp/dns ?

Are the dhcp server and client on the same subnet?
 

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If you're running dhcp on your home Lan (your ISP router) it will conflict with your
"bridged" Host adapter. It will be giving those VMs, dhcp addresses as well.
Also VirtualBox has a "built-in" dhcp server for the NAT'd VM's.
 
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