[Dnsmasq-discuss] What s the dnsmasq/DHCP way to give a host a fixed IP?

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Wed Dec 17 08:38:00 GMT 2014


Hallo, Matthias,

Du meintest am 17.12.14:

>> I have a setup in which the DHCP range is 192.168.2.128 to
>> 192.168.2.250, and I manually give some devices an IP in range
>> 192.168.2.1 to 192.168.2.127, using the dhcp-host line. So that I
>> can use the u32 traffic classifier to split traffic streams.
>> It looks working well. Is there some story about why the static
>> address should be in the DHCP range?

> I don't know one, but it should be in the interface address ranges
> that dnsmasq is responsible for.

Sure?
On my machines I define the "dhcp-host" IP-addresses outside the "dhcp- 
range", and that works well.

p.e.
dhcp-range=192.168.0.100,192.168.0.240,3d
dhcp-host=20:d3:90:d9:d3:a3,192.168.0.30,Galaxy,90d

Viele Gruesse!
Helmut




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