Request ignored (not authoritative) to only one client

Sten Carlsen stenc at
Sat Jul 30 16:16:36 UTC 2011

On 30/07/11 16:43, Jerimiah Cole wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-07-30 at 07:09 -0500, David Forrest wrote:
>> What IP is the client's DHCPDISCOVER packet asking for?
> When it first boots, it does not send option 50 in the DISCOVER.  After
> the first OFFER packet, it sends option 50 set to the IP address that
> the server offered in all subsequent DISCOVER and REQUEST packets.
> That's what's so mystifying.  The client is requesting the very IP
> address that the server has specified in its OFFER, yet the server seems
> to think the address is invalid.
Is there any other parameter in the request packet that is not valid?
Just a long shot.

If option 54 is not that server, it may think the client accepted an
offer from some other server?
> I appreciate your time.
> Jerimiah
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Best regards

Sten Carlsen

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