Passing Interface Name to Event Script

Jeff Haran jharan at Brocade.COM
Mon Nov 16 19:21:48 UTC 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dhcp-users-bounces at 
> [mailto:dhcp-users-bounces at] On Behalf Of Rick Solotke
> Sent: Monday, November 16, 2009 11:16 AM
> To: Users of ISC DHCP
> Subject: RE: Passing Interface Name to Event Script
> I'm trying to emulate something similar to a standard consumer home
> router, where end devices are plugged into each of the router's
> interfaces, and all addresses are on the same subnet.  I realize that
> internally the "router" is most likely a 2-port (WAN and LAN) router
> with the LAN side going to an embedded switch, but it seems like I
> should be able to accomplish the same behavior with a Linux box.

You will likely then have better luck bridging the linux box's "LAN" ports. You'd then have two network interfaces just like the home router.

There's howtos out there for configuring bridging in linux.

Jeff Haran

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