Use Pool for BOOTP only

Glenn Satchell glenn.satchell at
Thu Aug 23 07:15:09 UTC 2012

On Thu, August 23, 2012 1:28 am, Thomas Herrmann wrote:
> On 08/22/2012 02:28 PM, Glenn Satchell wrote:
>> So simply remove the 'deny dynamic bootp clients;' statement from the
>> failover pool and don't worry about the other pool or class.
> That is definitely the best solution for my problem.
>> I'm sure I remember something being posted to the list way back. The
>> current version (4.2.4) doesn't mention this in the dhcpd.conf man page.
>> You should always trust the current man pages over random stuff found on
>> the net, most of which can be quite old.
> I followed the man page that came with the debian stable version and
> then updated isc dhcpd to debian testing.
> Sorry for bothering you with already solved problems!
> Regards
> Thomas

That's ok. The new man pages have removed that note, but don't necessarily
say that it's not needed any more and can or should be removed. Likewise
anything you found by searching the net will quite likely include that


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