Proper use of "allow/deny unknown-clients"?

Chris Buxton clists at
Tue Aug 20 17:57:29 UTC 2013

On Aug 20, 2013, at 10:54 AM, John Miller <johnmill at> wrote:

> We're running into a seemingly odd issue:  when we specify "allow unknown-clients" within one of our address pools, known clients are no longer to obtain IP addresses.  When we remove the allow/deny rule altogether, there's no problem with either known or unknown clients connecting.

If you set an "allow" rule, anything not allowed is implicitly denied.

If you set a "deny" rule, anything not denied is implicitly allowed.

Chris Buxton

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