mac->ip mapping from *muffled* backend?

donovan jeffrey j donovan at
Wed Dec 15 14:20:47 UTC 2010

On Dec 15, 2010, at 5:29 AM, Alex Bligh wrote:

> --On 14 December 2010 23:56:30 -0800 Christ Schlacta <lists at> wrote:
>> is there some way to specify a similar mapping (ethernet, hostname, or
>> client ID, or any other reasonable source to Hostname, IP, or similarly
>> reasonable address)  from an SQL, radius, ldap, etc.  backend?
>> As a reasonably competent individual, I can ensure that such static
>> leases are reasonably allocated (not overlapping automatic, no
>> duplicates, etc.), and don't conflict with any others, it's just a pain
>> to have to store them in flat files.  a mysql backend would be divine,
>> but any other would be better than this flat file thing.
> I think you want to do static maps of hardware address to other
> stuff in SQL or LDAP etc.
> LDAP support is in 4.2.0 out the box.

is the a config reference somewhere on this ? and can dhcpd perform an ldap search for a specific Attribute?
- j

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