SNMP - Additional Option Question

Rene Garcia rene.garcia at sogeti.com
Mon Dec 13 16:36:49 UTC 2010



   dhcpd.conf is read by the server. The dhclient tool uses a diferent  
config file. You should learn him the definition of "platform-name" in  
/etc/dhclient.conf

   Regards,
René GARCIA

   Quoting "Johnson, Je" <je.johnson at lmco.com>:

> I wish to setup a few new options in my /etc/dhcpd.conf file.   
> Currently, running with V3.0.5_RedHat. During my testing I've added   
> a new option "platform-name" and restarted the DHCPD daemon. It   
> starts fine but when I run "dhclient -R platform-name" I get the   
> response that the option does not exist?
>
> Any help would be appreciated and here is a copy of my   
> "/etc/dhcpd.conf" that I'm testing with:
>
>
> ddns-update-style interim;
>
> # Declare Setup Information
> option platform-name code 130 = text;
>
> subnet 158.187.231.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 {
> option subnet-mask           255.255.255.0;
> option domain-name-servers   158.187.231.217;
>
> host test {
>          hardware ethernet 00:1A:A0:AF:48:F6;
>          fixed-address 158.187.231.214;
>          option host-name test;
>          option platform-name "isis";
>          }
> }
>
> I've tried both "text" and "string" and get the same response that   
> the option does not exist. Any standard options "root-path" or   
> "host-name" work just fine.
>
> Thanks,
> John Johnson
>


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