DHCP gives out same IP address to two clients

Eivind Olsen eivind at aminor.no
Thu Jan 9 14:36:12 UTC 2014

Steinar Haug wrote:

> Your DHCP server is working as expected. The standard says that client
> identifier should be used in preference to MAC address - if it exists.
> Both your leases show client identifier (uid) "589br".

Yep, I just noticed that bit. Thanks :)

> There's been multiple requests through the years to always use MAC
> address and ignore client identifier - and also some patches.

I'll look for these (and see if anything can be done to get those CPEs to
behave properly).

Eivind Olsen

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