[Dnsmasq-discuss] [PATCH] Add dhcp-ignore-clid configuration option

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 22:12:40 GMT 2019


On Monday 28 October 2019 22:00:21 Oliver Freyermuth wrote:
> Hi together,
> 
> Am 12.10.19 um 23:20 schrieb Simon Kelley:
> > On 10/10/2019 16:54, Florent Fourcot wrote:
> >> Hello Simon,
> >>
> >>
> >>> Of course, it involves enumerating the broken machines, rather than a
> >>> blanket setting covering everything, but that's probably a good thing.
> >>> It's what I wanted to provide with the tag extension I suggested, and
> >>> rather renders that redundant.
> >>>
> >>> What do you thin Florent? Is this enough, or would you like the new
> >>> blanket option as well?
> >>
> >> Thank you for the point on this option, I missed it before. However,
> >> iIterating on hosts is not really a solution for us, since it's customer
> >> devices (they appear/disappear out of our control, on a lot of sites).
> >>
> >> Moreover, in our context, MAC addresses are more relevant than clients
> >> identifiers, even for hosts with a valid identifier. Our networks have
> >> some checks on couple IP/MAC addresses consistency, and distributing an
> >> IP address previously in use with another MAC is probably a bad idea for
> >> this kind of tools.
> >>
> >> So, I'm still in favor of the blanket options.
> >>
> > 
> > OK, I'm convinced. The patch is in.
> > 
> > Many thanks.
> > 
> > Simon.
> 
> is this also applicable to IPv6, which suffers from similar issues? 

No, patch in this email thread affects only IPv4.

> This could chime in well withe the patch posted earlier by Pali Rohár on this list. 

Yea, it would be year since last time I sent this patch to mailing
list... and is still not processed / reviewed yet.

> Cheers,
> 	Oliver
> 
> > 
> > 
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Pali Rohár
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