Configuration by subclass and subnet

Jim Glassford jmglass at
Thu Oct 18 11:54:36 UTC 2012


Some discussion on the Educause Wireless-LAN mailing list about this. 
Search Archives on "option 43" gives some examples other have done.



On 10/17/2012 10:37 PM, Joao E Pereira Jr wrote:
> Hi,
> My organization has only one DHCP server that provides configuration for
> clients in all subnets and every subnet gateway is able to do dhcp relay. In
> some subnets there are access points that look for a wireless switch
> controller using the value of option 43 of reply packet. Currently it have two
> controllers and I need to include option 43 only for the access points
> assigning the value based on the subnet.
> Subclassing allow me to include option 43 only for the access points, but I
> haven't found a way to assign the value based on subnet so far. I' ve tryed
> conditional behavior as showed in dhcp-eval. All access points end up reaching
> the same controller or got no option 43 at all. Is this scenario feasible?
> Could you provide some guidance?

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