dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Thu Jan 10 07:48:47 UTC 2008
Ron Croonenberg wrote:
>I tried assigning 0.0.0.0 and 169.254.x.y but somehow that
>client sees that it is a 'worthless' address ad keeps using the old
>address it 'stole'.
>I noticed that with 'deny booting' it uses the old address too
>even after trying to get an address with dhcp
Don't forget that DHCP is NOT a security protocol - you CANNOT
prevent someone using your network with DHCP alone. As you have
observed, there is nothing to stop a client using whatever address it
likes and ignore the DHCP server.
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