force to only accept hardware address as dhcp-client-identifier
dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Tue Jan 29 19:07:08 UTC 2008
David W. Hankins wrote:
> > Unless they have recently changed their minds,
>> despite numerous requests, ISC refuses to add such
>> an option because it is contrary to the RFC standards
>it is true that i refuse to apply the patch which has been circulating
>that totally removes dhcp client identifier support from the server
>with no option or intervention. i think it would be irresponsible to
>distribute this as default behaviour.
I would agree with that.
>it is not true that i am opposed to developing tools to assist
>operators of dhcp networks in challenging client-identity environs,
>even to the extent of following that up with standards action and
>thus changing the server's default behaviour towards certain things.
What happened to the proposal to add a config option to control the
primary key selection criteria ? Did it make in into any of the
current releases, is it still on the 'to do' list, or did it get
Also, adding the ability to use this value (ie the selected key) as a
client selector in host statements would also deal with the "assign
address to client by option-82" that comes up fairly regularly.
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