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A modern, scalable, robust DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 server, with database (MySQL, PostgreSQL), hooks, multi-threading, RADIUS, NETCONF, Kerberos and more.

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Kea provides DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 servers, a dynamic DNS update module, a portable DHCP library, libdhcp++, a control agent that provides a management REST interface, a NETCONF agent that provides a YANG/NETCONF interface for Kea, and a DHCP benchmarking tool, perfdhcp.

Kea is developed by Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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