Configuration by subclass and subnet

Sten Carlsen stenc at
Thu Oct 18 16:28:05 UTC 2012

Ok, good to know. I was afraid that was going to be the answer. Well, 
one more thing to avoid, though it should not be that hard.

Thanks for the enlightenment.

On 18/10/12 17:24, Simon Hobson wrote:
> Sten Carlsen wrote:
>> Right, my question was also more generic, IF for some obscure reason 
>> I decide it makes sense to have two classifications based on X and Y 
>> , so I would have, say:
>> classes X1, X2, X3, ...
>> classes Y1, Y2, Y3, ...
>> All devices belong to one of the Xn classes and to one of the Yn 
>> classes. This could give me some freedom to use allow/deny to 
>> allocate from pools, etc.
>> I happen to put option Z in both class X3 and Y2 (my mistake or 
>> something very convoluted) how would dhcp decide which option Z to 
>> use? the one from X3 or the one from Y2?
> It's undefined. There may be an implementation specific ordering, but 
> relying on that would be "poor practice" to say the least.

Best regards

Sten Carlsen

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