Fwd: Deny bootp vs deny dynamic bootp clients

Tim Maestas tmaestas95 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 16:57:26 UTC 2011

Bumping this - does anyone know?

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From: Tim Maestas <tmaestas95 at gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 1:18 PM
Subject: Deny bootp vs deny dynamic bootp clients
To: dhcp-users at lists.isc.org

In DHCP version 3.1.3 where DHCP failover is in use, what is the
proper way to ignore all BOOTP requests on a subnet?  Is putting "deny
bootp;" in the subnet declaration sufficient?  Or do I need to "deny
dynamic bootp clients;" in the pool declaration as the dhcpd.conf
manpage suggests?  I've seen conflicting posts on the web concerning
whether that requirement is still valid post-3.0.  If this is still
required do I need to put it in the pool, or can I put it in the


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