Class definitions behavior

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Tue Sep 7 20:01:19 UTC 2010

Adam Moffett wrote:

>If a DHCP request could potentially match two different classes, 
>what happens?  Does it match both classes, the first one declared in 
>dhcpd.conf, or something else?

It matches all the classes it meets the match criteria for. What the 
end result is depends a lot on your config, but in the simple case 
where you are using classes to allow access to pools, a client will 
be eligible to get an address from any pool it matches the class for.

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