Set a specific reply address

Tom Schmitt TomSchmitt at
Fri Apr 27 12:15:30 UTC 2012

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> >  Is there a way to configure DHCPD to use a specific source IP
> > address for replies? 

> I think "server-identifier" might be what you want. 
> There is also "local-address" which changes the behaviour somewhat, but
> may also help. 

I had (actually have) the same problem, tried both and they didn't help.
Like Glenn wrote, dhcpd then writes the wanted address in some fields of the DHCP paket, but the IP packet still uses the wrong source IP.

I found no way to solve this with dhcpd, you can only work around it on an OS-level.

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