Client classification based on device name. It is possible?

Glenn Satchell glenn.satchell at
Mon Jul 9 01:50:20 UTC 2012

In that case you can specify multiple fixed-addresses, and the server will
match up the right one for the subnet where the request came from.

hardware-ethernet 00:01:02:03:04:05;

Or you can use multiple host statements, but the host "label" needs to be


On Mon, July 9, 2012 8:38 am, Алексей Прокопчук wrote:
> 09.07.2012 01:14, Simon Hobson пишет:
>> Just remember that using the group { ... } declaration still does not
>> in any way tie the host statement to the subnet, nor does putting the
>> host statements inside the shared-network statement. The host
>> statements are still global in scope, but at least you'll avoid the
>> strange option inheritance that happens if you put them in the subnet
>> declaration.
>> As far as I can see, the group statements are redundant - they do
>> nothing.
> But, in case with
> hardware-ethernet 00:01:02:03:04:05;
> fixed-address;
> and
> hardware-ethernet 00:01:02:03:04:05;
> fixed-address;
> in different shared-networks works properly. If I request address from
> vlan21, then I receive address, if I request from vlan22, then
> receive, I checked it a hour ago. With old config I can't use
> fixed-address from several devices simultaneously, but now I can do it.
> In any case, I will take in mind your comments about the groups, but I
> don't understand what must be done for proper host declarations?
> Thanks again, with best regards, Alexey Prokopchuk.
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