pre-creating reserved leases

Elliot Finley lists at
Fri Feb 20 00:05:39 UTC 2009

Foggi, Nicola wrote:
> given the recent discussion around the mac address based leases i'm 
> pretty sure i know the answer, but i was just looking for a way to 
> pre-create reserved leases for hosts, but as i won't have the 
> client-hostname, when they do a discover, it appears it won't match that 
> reserved lease, and instead gives them a dynamic-non reserved lease.
> we're looking to migrate from Cisco Network Registrar (which didn't 
> require the client-hostname to be pre-defined) so just looking for 
> options to make the conversion easier...
> Nicola


If you pre-create your leases and you don't include a uid, then it'll do 
a lookup via MAC.  So it should work.


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