setting option tftp-server-name not working
dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Sat Sep 30 07:23:22 UTC 2006
Oscar Ricardo Silva wrote:
>I have some clients who are attempting to deliver Windows images using
>PXE boot. We're trying to setup dhcpd.conf and at this time it appears
>the failure is on their end but I'm seeing some issues on dhcp. We've
>been asked to setup options 66 and 67 and while option 67 is sent in the
>DHCPOFFER, I don't see option 66.
Does the client ask for it ? Sniff the requests and look at the
options list. The default is that the server only supplies the
options the client asks for as :
1) There can be more options defined than will fit in a packet
2) Sending a client something it didn't ask for is a waste of time
since it's unlikely to use it.
You can override this with (IIRC) dhcp-option-list, but if the client
doesn't ask for it, it probably won't do anything with it.
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