Question about dhcp-client-identifier
allie at lsu.edu
Tue Aug 21 19:52:14 UTC 2007
Just use the hardware-address statement in the host declaration. First
the server looks for match on uid, then mac. If you don't specify uid
anywhere, then it will automatically look at the hardware-address
statement and ignore any uid sent by the host.
On Tue, 2007-08-21 at 15:22 -0400, Darren wrote:
> 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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