[Dnsmasq-discuss] How do I tell dnsmasq not to use certain IPs?
rune.kock at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 19:10:41 GMT 2008
Make sure that your fixed IP clients respond to pings, then -- as
Simon says -- it just works.
Dnsmasq checks that no computer responds to ping before handing out an address.
On Feb 16, 2008 6:16 PM, Simon Kelley <simon at thekelleys.org.uk> wrote:
> wdt wrote:
> > Here is my current command-line configuration:
> > dnsmasq -k -K -F 192.168.1.200,192.168.1.249,255.255.255.0,12h
> > So I've given dnsmasq the IP range 192.168.1.200 to 192.168.1.249 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
> > 192.168.1.203 and 192.168.1.234.
> > 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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Then again, I believe I've said all this before.
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