Assigning IP Address Using Option 82 in one Subnet

Alex Bligh alex at
Mon Dec 13 08:55:24 UTC 2010

--On 13 December 2010 08:09:05 +0100 Rico Zoss <rico.zoss at> wrote:

> As I understand your last sentence, your relay agents are running on a
> router. So therefor the dhcp-server is not in the same subnet. Or do your
> relay agents on the APs block the broadcast in any case?

Why do you need a relay agent at all if the DHCP server is on the same
broadcast domain as the client?

It sounds to me that the dhcp relay agent in your switch is there for
when it is operating in L3 mode.

Alex Bligh

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