DHCP-Server on the external interface (EXTIF)
Note: AstLinux 1.1.1 or later is required
There is a simple way to use dnsmasq as a DHCP-server on the external interface (EXTIF), or if you have only one NIC (e.g. in a VM), you need to add the following variable in your
If you need a different DHCP range than the default (100-220), you also need add it to your
user.conf as usual e.g.:
If you need other DHCP values that differ from the defaults1), you can add them as usual in
If you use the firewall (AIF), you'll need to open the respective ports for the services you'd like to allow
(e.g. TFTP, NTP) with “Pass EXT→Local”. DHCP traffic is automatically allowed through the EXTDHCP variable.
Note → If you require this feature for an older version of AstLinux, there is also another more complicated way.