Relay agents, NAT, and offers to giaddr
sten at s-carlsen.dk
Fri Sep 15 23:11:14 UTC 2006
What I see as really ugly and sometimes dangerous is the fact that the
dhcp-server must know exactly what goes on behind the NAT. I use NAT
precisely to avoid that.
This also makes me worry about IPv6, I want to be in charge of what is
visible to the world.
Alan DeKok wrote:
> Simon Hobson wrote:
>> Alan DeKok wrote:
>> Clients renewing do not use a relay agent - they unicast directly to
>> the server.
>> So now you have to capture and mangle unicast packets as well as
>> broadcast - yet another special case ALG.
> But that's just what NAT boxes do...
> Alan DeKok.
No improvements come from shouting:
"MALE BOVINE MANURE!!!"
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