Want to know about DHCP OPTION'S field

Glenn Satchell Glenn.Satchell at uniq.com.au
Wed Jun 21 13:06:21 UTC 2006

>Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 18:15:34 +0530
>From: "RajaSekhar Kavuri" <krajasekhar8080 at gmail.com>
>To: dhcp-users at isc.org
>Subject: Want to know about DHCP OPTION'S field
>            i am new to dhcp i need to know about the options field in the
>dhcp message. what r the differnet options that r available. where could i
>can get the detailed notes for these dhcp options. please send me the links
>that are available. how to use the option tftp in the client.
>Thanking you

There are several man pages provided with the ISC distribution. I
suggest reading them in this order:

 man dhcpd.conf
 man dhcp-options
 man dhcp-eval

and in the doc subdirectory of the source distribution are copies of
DHCP RFCs and Internet Drafts. These provide technical details about
the available options, the man pages above show how to set or use the


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