"peer holds all free leases"

Gregory Sloop gregs at sloop.net
Thu Sep 17 15:49:30 UTC 2020

Woot woot!

I may never be as good as Simon/Bil/Glenn/Stan/Niall et al., but I can actually answer a question or two accurately, at least occasionally!

Glad that was helpful!
[And don't get me started on Unifi/Ubiquiti foibles!]


MH> Hi Greg,

MH> thanks for your answer.

MH> On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 10:21:49AM -0700, Gregory Sloop wrote:
>> Is it possible you have "host" (or other "global") statements that are connected to a different subnet than the "fixed address" in the host statement?
>> [i.e. A host statement that has a fixed address of in a network/subnet.]

MH> I believed not, but prompted by your answer I looked into the
MH> configuration and into my logs again for one more time. I found out that
MH> it was not all clients that were denied, but just a bunch of Wifi
MH> clients (Tasmotized Smart Power Plugs) that were SUPPOSED to be in an
MH> entirely different VLAN and have reservations there.

MH> The reason that they were in the wrong VLAN was that my Ubiquiti WiFi
MH> setup had a major glitch the day before and I had to do spontaneous
MH> maintenance, and I had two digits swapped in the VLAN ID.

MH> After this was fixed, everything is fine again now.

MH> With the noise from the DHCP server removed, I was able to identify the
MH> actual problem that prevented my phone from connecting, this is not DHCP
MH> related but another issue in the Ubiquiti stuff.

MH> Thank you for pointing me into the right direction again.

MH> Greetings
MH> Marc
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