Customize DHCP event

Glenn Satchell Glenn.Satchell at
Mon Oct 30 11:46:34 UTC 2006

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>From: Simon Hobson <dhcp1 at>
>Subject: Re: Customize DHCP event
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>Theewara Vorakosit wrote:
>>Can I configure DHCP to execute a program when a client lease/update an
>Do you mean have the client do something (already answered), or have 
>the server do something ?
>If the latter, then there are some "on-<event>" capabilities - try 
>looking in the archives for "on-commit" for some hints (it's not 
>something I've used).
In dhcp 3.1.0a1 you can use a new feature - execute() - to run an
external program. Used with, for example, on-commit you can potentially
do all kinds of useful things.

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