Retaining information between DHCP requests

Bill Shirley Bill at
Thu Oct 9 17:57:02 UTC 2014

On 10/9/2014 1:37 PM, Simon Hobson wrote:
> Bill Shirley <Bill at> wrote:
>> Something like:
>> class "kickstart" {
>>          match if substring(option vendor-class-identifier, 0, 9) = "kickstart";
> The problem being that the vendor class id isn't included in the requests after the initial lease offer/accept.
> Thinking a bit more, what OS do the devices run once installed ? It may be possible to turn it around and match on that rather than kickstart.
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I'm thinking that the subsequent DHCPREQUEST is going to ask for a specific address on the first subnet.


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