Use Pool for BOOTP only

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Wed Aug 22 09:35:07 UTC 2012

Thomas Herrmann wrote:

>The solution in this thread [1] seems to be exactly what I need, but
>unfortunately, it does not work:
>Aug 21 16:29:15 routersrv1 dhcpd: BOOTREQUEST from 00:0c:29:33:38:b2 via
>eth0.1: BOOTP from dynamic client and no dynamic leases

That would be because although the code snippet allows members of 
that class, dynamic-bootp clients aren't allowed. Just adding "allow 
dynamic bootp clients" as well as the "allow members of ..." might be 
enough, otherwise you might try something like this (derived from the 
example you provide a link to) :

What might work is :
        class "dhcp" {
             match if exists dhcp-message-type;

         subnet netmask {
             pool {
                 # BOOTP clients only
                 allow dynamic bootp clients;
                 deny members of "dhcp";

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