[Dnsmasq-discuss] no-dhcp-interface documentation
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Wed Sep 8 22:03:05 BST 2010
Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> Simon Kelley <simon at thekelleys.org.uk> writes:
>> Ferenc Wagner wrote:
>>> The default config file of dnsmasq 2.55 reads:
>>> # If you want dnsmasq to provide only DNS service on an interface,
>>> # configure it as shown above, and then use the following line to
>>> # disable DHCP on it.
>>> Which is a contradiction, because dnsmasq can also serve TFTP. Is
>>> that always offered on all interfaces being listened to, or disabled
>>> along with DHCP on the specified interfaces? Of course the best would
>>> be adding some general configuration mechanism, like specifying the
>>> services on the interface= lines (with sensible defaults), but
>>> documenting the actual behaviour would be good enough for now. :)
>> TFTP service is offered on the same interfaces as DHCP, so that should read:
>> # If you want dnsmasq to provide only DNS service on an interface,
>> # configure it as shown above, and then use the following line to
>> # disable DHCP and TFTP on it.
>> I'll make the change.
> Thanks. Now I firewalled the DHCP traffic coming from the segment I
> want to provide only TFTP on to suppress the "no address range available
> for DHCP request" messages. Is there a better way to achieve this?
should work, I think.
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