Strange entries in my log file
dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Tue Jul 17 07:21:31 UTC 2007
Pete Clarke wrote:
> >> I am seeing quite a few of these entries in my log file:
>>> Jul 16 16:31:37 cholet dhcpd: type 7 from 4e via 184.108.40.206: unknown
>>> network segment
>>> What do they mean?
>> Do you have a declaration for that subnet ?
>Only for 192.168.1.0/24 and a few 192.168.0.0/24 static entries...
Then your config doesn't match your network. You are obviously
getting packets from another subnet, your don't have a declaration
for that subnet, so you get log entries to tell you. Nothing strange
>The clients all plugged in/wirelessly associated work fine - just
>wondered what those messages were all about ...
>Sometimes I get DHCPOFFERS from other networks too ... which is odd..
Again, not odd, you have something in your network that is forwarding
packets which you didn't expect. You need to understand your network
before you can understand the services running on it.
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