Gratuitous ARP

Ted Lemon ted.lemon at
Mon Feb 17 18:59:02 UTC 2014

On Feb 17, 2014, at 1:56 PM, David Peterson <davidp at> wrote:
> That is exactly the issue.  The wireless device uses proxy arp and responds
> on the MAC address of the client which causes the NAK  to occur.  I am
> looking to shut off the DHCPDECLINE functionality in this circumstance.

Ah.   No, you have to shut off proxy ARP on the wireless device.   There's no way to shut ARP off on the client.   We had the same problem with some wireless devices at Nominum a couple of years ago.   Really vexing!   :}

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