[Kea-users] how can I block clients based on hostname

Christian Kratzer ck-lists at cksoft.de
Thu Feb 28 06:25:04 UTC 2019


On Wed, 27 Feb 2019, ahmed wrote:

> Hi all,
> I wish you could help me with this.
> I have a network where some clients clone the mac address of another
> clients, they all look the same when requesting for an ip. but luckily for
> me, each client has a unique host-name, so I have listed all into two
> categories [white list hostnames and blacklist hostnames]. I need the kea
> server to refuse offering a lease to any of the blacklist based on their
> hostname only, how can I achieve this.

I would assume that if you have multiple clients with the same mac address
you will have larger problems than dhcp issues.

You will effectively not have a network as switches also do not function


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