Reply to remote unicast DHCP requests

Alex Bligh alex at
Tue May 3 18:00:46 UTC 2011

--On 3 May 2011 16:23:24 +0100 Paúl Ortiz Imedio <portizimedio at> 

> I know that is what I need to solve, but I cannot guess what is
> wrong because my scenario is quite simple:
> CLIENT -    net1    - RELAY -    net2    - SERVER
> The server configuration only defines the remote subnet (net1).
> It has no subnets defined for DHCP at local interfaces (net2).

Don't do this then. dhcpd in essence needs to know about every
subnet on which it might ever get any form of IP address.

(unless you use the hack which should only be used
between consenting adults in the privacy of their own networks).

Alex Bligh

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