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dhcpcd Alternatives

dhcpcd is described as 'implementation of the DHCP client specified in RFC2131. It strives to be a fully featured, yet very lightweight DHCP client' and is an app. There are three alternatives to dhcpcd for Linux, BSD, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Windows. The best alternative is BIND, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like dhcpcd are MaraDNS and dnsmasq.

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dhcpcd is an implementation of the DHCP client specified in RFC2131. It strives to be a fully featured, yet very...

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    BIND

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    • Mac
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    BIND is by far the most widely used DNS software on the Internet. On Unix-like operating systems it is the de facto standard. It provides a robust and stable platform on top of which organizations can build distributed computing systems with the knowledge that those systems are...

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  2. MaraDNS

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Self-Hosted
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    MaraDNS implements the Domain Name System (DNS), an essential internet service. MaraDNS is open source software: This means that anyone is free to download, use, and modify the program free of charge, as per its license.

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    dnsmasq

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to dnsmasq 

    Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure DNS forwarder and DHCP server. It is designed to provide DNS and, optionally, DHCP, to a small network. It can serve the names of local machines which are not in the global DNS.

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    dhcpcd is a dhcp client. dnsmasq is a dhcp server

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