[Dnsmasq-discuss] dhcp option 43 question

Vladislav Grishenko themiron at mail.ru
Mon Oct 6 15:52:10 BST 2014

Hi AJ,

> There's apparently an option 43 setting that will resolve this, but even
after a
> few google searches, I'm confused as to how to configure this in dnsmasq.
> I'd like to configure it so only this vendor's devices gets the option
> Here's the sample config for Cisco and linux dhcpd.conf...I need help
> translating this into what I should include into my dnsmasq.conf file,
> http://wiki.ubnt.com/UniFi_FAQ#To_use_DHCP_Option_43
> The other, alternate, is that these APs use the url
http://unifi:8080/inform --
> so I considered setting the "cname" option in dnsmasq to my controller.
But I
> couldn't get that working for some reason.

Try either dhcp-option=vendor:,1,ip.ip.ip.ip or or
Refer --dhcp-option
http://www.thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/docs/dnsmasq-man.html for details

Best Regards, Vladislav Grishenko

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