[Dnsmasq-discuss] How do I tell dnsmasq not to use certain IPs?

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Sat Feb 16 17:16:22 GMT 2008

wdt wrote:
> Here is my current command-line configuration:
> dnsmasq -k -K -F,,,12h
> So I've given dnsmasq the IP range to to
> use for DHCP.
> But I have two specific IP addresses within that range that are being
> used by clients with pre-set fixed IP addresses.  For example
> and
> In my setup it is quite awkward to change the 2 clients' fixed IPs to
> be outside the DHCP range.  Is there a dnsmasq option that lets me
> exclude specific IPs from being used within a given DHCP range of
> addresses?

No need. dnsmasq already does what you want.



> My version of dnsmasq is:
> Dnsmasq version 2.35  Copyright (C) 2000-2006 Simon Kelley
> Compile time options IPv6 GNU-getopt ISC-leasefile no-DBus no-I18N
> Thanks very much,
> Bill
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