xjoin - Graphical user interface program to configure DHCP
/usr/bin/X11/xjoin [-fg] [-bg] [-geometry geometry] [-display
Specifies a different foreground color Specifies a different
background color Defines the initial window geometry;
see the X(1X) reference page Specifies the display to use;
see the X(1X) reference page
The xjoin program is a graphical user interface program
that enables you to configure the DHCP server and server
databases. For more information on DHCP, see dhcp(7).
To start xjoin, enter the following command: #
Click on one of the tabs to get started.
To exit xjoin, select File then Exit. Click on Yes in the
Verify dialog box to confirm that you want to exit the
The Main Window [Toc] [Back]
Each tab along the top of the Main window represents a
category of parameters that you set to configure systems
on your network. When you select a tab, the parameters
for the subject of the tab are listed.
For the Server/Security, Subnets, Nodes, and Groups tabs,
the window is separated into three parts. On the left is
the subject to be configured, in the middle are the parameter
choices for the subject, and on the right is the
field into which you enter a value for a parameter. When
you select a parameter in the middle of the window, you
enter a value for it into a field on the right side of the
For the Active IP Snapshot and Preload MAC addresses, the
window is divided into two parts. On the left are those
addresses that have been configured. On the right are the
corresponding parameters for the configured addresses.
Entering Information into Fields [Toc] [Back]
You can enter the following information in a field:
Descriptive text, like an IP address Time in hours, minutes,
and seconds A true or false selection
Where there is more than one value field, press Tab to
move to the next field.
To delete information in a field, select the text and
press the Delete key.
As you add or revise information in a field, the information
is automatically saved in memory. However, to update
the database with the changes you have made, click on the
For some subjects, you can add more than one record, such
as when you are adding certain client configurations.
When you want to add a new record, select New Record on
the left side of the window. If there is only one possible
record for a subject, New Record does not appear.
To print the contents of a record, select Print.
You must have superuser privileges to use xjoin.
A cluster member should never be a DHCP client. It should
always use static addressing.
If a cluster is to support a DHCP server, there can be
only one DHCP server for all the cluster members using a
common database with failover.
Specifies the command path.
Information: X(1X), DHCP(7)
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