bind mac address to ip pool?

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Wed Feb 3 09:22:30 UTC 2010

Harald Dunkel wrote:

>For subnetting within a single physical network and to keep
>the DDNS stuff for virtual hosts separate from the rest of
>the configuration I have to bind known mac addresses to
>different IP pools. But it doesn't work. dhcpd keeps on
>telling me
>	WARNING: Host declarations are global.
>	They are not limited to the scope you declared
>	them in.

See man dhcpd.conf and look at the section (and example) on classes 
and subclasses. Define a class for each pool, add a subclass to 
assign clients to classes, and then add 'allow "someclassname" ;' to 
each pool (where someclassname is replaced with the appropriate class 

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