Set a specific reply address

Diego Woitasen diego at
Wed May 2 22:34:55 UTC 2012

On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 10:06 AM, Simon Hobson <dhcp1 at> wrote:
> Tom Schmitt wrote:
>> 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.
> Why is that a problem ? As long as it comes out of the right interface, and
> has the right destination address, then it should work. That is, of course,
> if your network is properly set up.
> Now, if you run multiple subnets, with separate routers, and nothing to
> route between them, then that's a broken network IMO.
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server-identifier and local-address worked for me.


Diego Woitasen

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