subenet-mask option in DHCPACK for DHCPINFORM
David W. Hankins
David_Hankins at isc.org
Mon Jul 23 18:16:45 UTC 2007
On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 11:01:03AM -0700, Jane Du (jadu) wrote:
> Is it implementation intent that DHCPACK in responding to DHCPINFORM
> always has subnet-mask option along with the options requested by the
> client? It seems to be the case even when the client doesn't request
> this option.
No, this is an oversight. We started sending the subnet-mask in
discover/offer/request/ack to match other server implementations (and
to be compatible with clients which are dependent on this behaviour).
That is also affects dhcpinform was an error.
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