DHCP "static" assignments

Gruher, Joseph R joseph.r.gruher at intel.com
Wed Aug 7 21:07:59 UTC 2013

-----Original Message-----
From: dhcp-users-bounces+joseph.r.gruher=intel.com at lists.isc.org [mailto:dhcp-users-bounces+joseph.r.gruher=intel.com at lists.isc.org] On Behalf Of Chris Buxton

On Aug 7, 2013, at 1:53 PM, "Gruher, Joseph R" <joseph.r.gruher at intel.com> wrote:

>> Sounds like you're overcomplicating it.  I just do it like below.  Here .10 through .99 will be handed out dynamically to whoever comes along, and MAC 00:1e:67:38:de:69 will always get .201.  Add additional host entries as needed.  The host name needs to _not_ be in the range of the pool or I get an error and a fail when I try to start DHCP services, IIRC.
>> subnet netmask {
>> 	option subnet-mask;
>> 	option	domain-name	"joedomain.org";
>> 	range;
>> host node01 {
>> 	hardware ethernet 00:1e:67:38:de:69;
>> 	fixed-address;
>> 	option subnet-mask;
>> }
>> }
>It is bad practice to put host entries inside subnet entries. 

It wouldn't have been my instinct but I thought I received an error starting the service when I had the host entries outside the subnet entry.  However, I just changed it back to being outside and it worked, so I guess the error was due to something else.  Thanks!

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