Does dhcpd3.1.3 ever behave differently in 172.16/12 Space?

Tim Gavin livewire98801 at
Fri Nov 13 20:06:26 UTC 2009

It's always the little things :)

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 11:24, Martin McCormick
<martin at> wrote:
> Tim Gavin writes:
>> For the record, I'm using two private 172 blocks on my DHCP
>> (3.0.4-13+etch2) server with no issues.  One is, and the
>> other is .
>        We found the problem. It was not really with DHCP at
> all. I had accidentally put the in-bound rules in to the
> firewall and left out the outbound rules. This was done in 2008
> and we had never put any DHCP clients in that network space
> until now so the error went unnoticed until we started using
> this network space. The system logs are so huge from our DHCP
> server that it took a while to notice the send_packet message
> which always accompanied every attempt to talk back to the
> clients.
> Martin McCormick WB5AGZ  Stillwater, OK
> Systems Engineer
> OSU Information Technology Department Telecommunications Services Group
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