DHCP and Printers

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Dec 13 14:24:50 UTC 2006

Glenn Satchell wrote:

>  >The only thing is that I'm not too familiar with the data packets that
>>DHCP uses to communicate.  Does anyone know of a good reference that
>>shows the information layout of the packets?
>Use a smart packet snooper such as Ethereal (now known as Wireshark)
>which decodes all the internal structures for you. http://www.wireshark.org/

I'll second that - excellent tool.

>There is a huge amount of detail on the packet structure in the rfc
>documents in the doc subdirectory of the source distribution.

Not forgetting of course the excellent book :
"The DHCP Handbook" by Ralph Droms and Ted Lemon

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