dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Aug 18 18:53:55 UTC 2010
Jason Gerfen wrote:
>Anyone why this class regex wouldn't match hardware addresses like these?
>match if binary-to-ascii (16,8,":",substring(hardware,0,8)) = "1:0:24:7E:09";
Mixing string and binary values. Hardware is only 7 bytes long for
ethernet, and you are asking for 8 bytes !
I think you'd be better with :
match if substring(hardware,0,5) = 1:0:24:7E:09 ;
Ie, do a binary compare instead of converting to text and then
comparing. And select a length that can actually match the value you
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