Global Scope (fwd)

Glenn Satchell Glenn.Satchell at
Wed Sep 12 12:18:34 UTC 2007

>Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 14:01:24 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Keith <kwoody at>
>On Tue, 11 Sep 2007, Simon Hobson wrote:
>|->Keith wrote:
>|->>dhcpd: WARNING: Host declarations are global.  They are not limited to the
>|->>scope you declared them in.
>|->>This didnt happen with 3.0.1.
>|->It was put in because of the number of times we got queries because
>|->something wasn't working right. People put host declarations in a
>|->subnet and expect the host declaration to inherit properties from the
>|->subnet - they don't. The result is that a host appears to get the
>|->'wrong' options under some setups.
>I dont think Ive ever put a host declaration in a subnet, Ive always
>kept them seperate and outside of subnet's.
>So I'm basically ok even with this error popping up?

If your host declarations are all outside subnet declarations
then you shouldn't get this message. So go back and double check.


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