[Dnsmasq-discuss] DHCP options, in particular setting default route

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 23:01:31 BST 2009

On 08/20/2009 02:43 PM, Carlos Carvalho wrote:
> Chris G (cl at isbd.net) wrote on 14 August 2009 11:03:
>   >I'm pretty sure dnsmasq can do what I want but I'd just like to
>   >confirm the details of how to do it.
>   >
>   >I want dnsmasq to set default routes for DHCP clients, so I need to
>   >use --dhcp-option, so far so good.  However the extra bit I'm not
>   >quite clear about is that I want to set different default routes for
>   >different clients.
>   >
>   >So I need something like:-
>   >
>   >     --dhcp-option =<network id>,option:router,
>   >
>   >for each client (or list of clients given by the network id) that
>   >needs to use default route
>   >
>   >What I'm not quite clear about is what the network id looks like
>   >and/or if I need to set it myself using other dnsmasq arguments.
> You have to give the netid for the machine in the dhcp-host declaration.
The network ID can be the MAC address of the machine.

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