no free leases

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Tue May 10 18:05:20 UTC 2011

Steven Stromer wrote:
>Hi. I see that there was some discussion in distant past of the "no 
>free leases" reply when defining a range within a pool, especially 
>when a reservation has been defined within that range. I am 
>experiencing this error, and would appreciate any help locating the 

OK, your setup allows only specified devices into each pool - 
therefore any device not matching those criteria will not be able to 
get a lease and the server will lot "no free leases" which should 
really be "no leases free that I'm allowed to issue".

Also, a device in one class won't be able to get an address if it's 
plugged in in the other network.

Lastly, since you are matching on MAC addresses, you would probably 
be better using :
     match hardware;
since client-id may be something totally different.

If that doesn't answer the question, then you need to be more 
specific about what is/isn't working, with logs as well.

Simon Hobson

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