Retaining information between DHCP requests

Bill Shirley Bill at
Thu Oct 9 19:21:24 UTC 2014

On 10/9/2014 2:06 PM, Simon Hobson wrote:
> Bill Shirley <Bill at> wrote:
>> I'm thinking that the subsequent DHCPREQUEST is going to ask for a specific address on the first subnet.
> The problem is that you have nothing to prevent a kickstart client getting and address from the wrong pool in the first place. You need an allow|deny members of ... clause in every pool to guarantee the initial discover get the right address - but that then breaks when the subsequent request doesn't match the right pool permissions.
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DHCP is going to either honor the class statement and use the 1st subnet or
honor the host statement and not use a pool in the 2nd subnet.


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