[Kea-users] Authenticate cable modems

Francis Dupont fdupont at isc.org
Thu Dec 29 08:34:05 UTC 2016

Nick Urbanik writes:
> We authenticate cable modems using ISC dhcp patched to look up the MAC
> address from the DHCPDISCOVER in LDAP to determine what profile the
> modem should have.
> I'd like to change to using Kea, if that is sensible.
> We need to find a way to authenticate the modems to provide the
> service that the customer is paying for.  Can anyone suggest a
> strategy for doing that sort of thing with Kea?

=> you can use classification for simple cases and a hook for
complex cases, both without a patch in the code.


Francis Dupont <fdupont at isc.org>

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