Managing DHCP server configuration

This page considers the configuration files of the DHCP server in /etc/dhcp/dhcpd_update/.

Who modifies the files

The files are updated with the command dhcpd-update, which is also run when updating the provisioning plugins. This commands fetches configurations files from the server.

How to update the source files

Ensure your modifications are working

  • On a XiVO, edit manually the file /etc/dhcp/dhcpd_update/*.conf

  • service isc-dhcp-server restart

  • If errors are shown in /var/log/daemon.log, check your modifications

Edit the files

  • Edit the files in the Git repo xivo-provd-plugins, directory dhcp/

  • Push your modifications

  • Go in dhcp/

  • Run make upload to push your modifications to There is no testing version of these files. Once the files are uploaded, they are available for all XiVO installations.