[Dnsmasq-discuss] authentication before granting DHCP request

Eric S. Johansson esj at harvee.org
Thu Mar 2 14:48:02 GMT 2006

Oliver Gorwits wrote:
> On Wednesday 01 March 2006 22:54, Eric S. Johansson wrote:
>> I need to authenticate a client before granting a DHCP request.  What's
>> the right way to do this?  Doesn't need to be terribly fancy.  It's only
>> a small number of outsiders I need to manage.
> What operating system will your clients and server be running?

clients: Windows
server: Linux using DNSMasq

> (In the back of my mind I'm thinking that 802.1X is the best way to go about 
> this, but it's not the most straightforward to deploy)

seems like that is the general trend for all new infrastructure pieces.


--- eric

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