Which Options have Which Numbers?

Ralph Droms rdroms at cisco.com
Thu Mar 23 19:10:18 UTC 2006


- Ralph

On 3/23/06 1:05 PM, "Kelvin Williams" <kelvin-lists at geniusnetworks.net>

> I don't believe there is a "lookup table" however you can flip between the
> RFC (http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2132.txt) and the dhcp.options man page.
> kw
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dhcp-users-bounce at isc.org [mailto:dhcp-users-bounce at isc.org] On Behalf
> Of Martin McCormick
> Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 12:05 PM
> To: dhcp-users at isc.org
> Subject: Which Options have Which Numbers?
> This is a rather novice question from someone who has been
> using dhcp for ten years, but I haven't found what I am looking for
> yet so here is my question.
> Is there a list, somewhere, that gives all the numerical dhcp
> options and their corresponding names that we would use in dhcpd.conf?
> When talking to others who are setting up relay agents, etc, I
> may hear a statement like:
> "Can dhcp do Option 67?"
> Obviously, if they also say that this has to do with sending
> out the addresses of WINS servers or a tftp server, I can say yes.  If
> it is some number I have never heard of or they are just quoting
> something they read, it gets a little harder to give an honest answer.
> If this list is in the dhcpd documentation, I have missed it.
> Thank you.
> Martin McCormick WB5AGZ  Stillwater, OK
> Systems Engineer
> OSU Information Technology Department Network Operations Group

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