[Dnsmasq-discuss] Re: "dhcp-ignore = myTag, #known" was not what I thought

Mariano Absatz el.baby at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 20:00:37 GMT 2008


Brad Morgan escribió el 05/12/08 14:42:
>> In the local wired net I'm using one class "C" network, but I have 2 
>> different ranges (with different treatment in my firewall). I want to 
>> give IP addresses in one range only to MACs I know, and in the other 
>> range to others...
>>     
>
> Why make this more complicated that it needs to be?
>
> Make the range for the MACs you know only big enough for the MACs you know.
> You have to edit the file every time you add one so expand the range then.
> What this doesn't do is allow for non-consecutive addresses in the known
> range, but if you have the case where the known addresses must remain fixed
> per machine, then just assign addresses on each machine manually.
>   
Hi Brad,

well, yes... I can do that (in fact, I'm doing this right now), but 
anyway, it seems to me like a workaround...

How does "dhcp-ignore" works, anyway?

What I'm trying to do is not possible?

Thanx.


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