how is the client identifer used in other DHCP servers.
ralph.blach at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 14:12:55 UTC 2006
Thakks for you input. I have my questions answered for now.
On 3/23/06, David W. Hankins <David_Hankins at isc.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 08:15:46AM -0500, Ralph Blach wrote:
> > Any comments of RFC 4361 which seems to change this?
> You could say I made several comments.
> The main problems I forsee are for server administrators, not client
> implementors or users, or anything else.
> Basically it exacerbates current problems when you have a single client
> (a single machine) that, due to having different software loaded at
> different times (some of those perhaps during bootstrap) winds up
> identifying itself inconsistently.
> But to my recollection, RFC4361 never updates rfc2131 on the specific
> section I quoted earlier ("servers are supposed to treat identifiers
> as opaque blobs").
> So I don't think it changes anything for what you've asked about.
> David W. Hankins "If you don't do it right the first time,
> Software Engineer you'll just have to do it again."
> Internet Systems Consortium, Inc. -- Jack T. Hankins
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