Dhcpd quirk/issue

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at isc.org
Thu Aug 31 18:14:08 UTC 2006

On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 08:59:40PM -0400, Sully Mesry wrote:
> 	I am trying to insert 0x00 into a user defined text field so it will
> transmit it as 00, the problem is, dchpd exits because of eof, yet the ms
> dhcp server automatically puts this value at the end of a string. I need to
> duplicate this with dhcpd.
> option mitel-3 code 130 = string;
> option mitel-3 "MITEL IP PHONE\0x00";
> Is there anyway to achieve this?

The right place to ask these questions is dhcp-users at isc.org.

I heartily recommend reading the dhcp-eval manpage on the subject of
'string' configuration syntax.

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