Question about dhcp-client-identifier

Darren perl-list at
Tue Aug 21 19:22:45 UTC 2007


Is this simply not possible?

Darren wrote:
> Folks,
> Does anyone know if it is possible to modify the string contained in the 
> dhcp-client-identifier option so that it is actually the mac address 
> when the server receives the packet?  Thereby forcing the DHCP server to 
> key on mac address and ignore dhcp-client-identifier (UID).  Or, is 
> there now an option (as of v.3.1.0) that can configure the server to key 
> on MAC address and ignore dhcp-client-identifier ?  I couldn't find one 
> in the config options nor could I find much discussion about this in the 
> mail list archives.
> Thank you!
> Darren

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