[Dnsmasq-discuss] Re: dhcp doesn't work
johannes_graumann at web.de
Tue Feb 13 21:09:21 GMT 2007
Simon Kelley wrote:
> The classic answer is probably firewall rules: ISC dhcpd bypasses the
> firewall: dnsmasq doesn't. The requirements are in the FAQ. Quote:
> For the dnsmasq daemon to operate it's vital that UDP packets to
> and from ports 67 and 68 and broadcast packets with source
> address 0.0.0.0 and destination address 255.255.255.255 are not
> dropped by iptables/ipchains.
BINGO - me idiot! But I was kind of taken off track by the fact that dhcpd3
worked ... adding 'dhcp' to the proper entry in /etc/shorewall/interfaces
solved the problem - could have figured that out on my own!
> Oh, and you can replicate "deny unknown-clients;" by changing the
> dhcp-range line to
> "log-facility local7;" becomes
> and "authoritative;" becomes
Thanks for those! Just one question: '192.168.0.3' in this context just
defines the subnet to use, no? So would '192.168.0.0' work as well?
Thanks for the amazingly fast rescue by the MAN himself! Keep at the good
Debianing - please!
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