Lease times and renewals [refer to Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] Secondary/tertiary dns servers in dhcp offers?]
Wed, 17 Nov 2004 13:14:15 +0000
On 16/11/04, Simon Kelley (email@example.com) wrote:
> Rory Campbell-Lange wrote:
> >I have the following main config:
> > dhcp-range=alien,10.0.0.226,10.0.0.245,4h
> > dhcp-range=friend,10.0.0.75,10.0.0.225,24h
> >and lost of entries along the following lines:
> > dhcp-host=00:03:93:C5:F1:C4,alexy,10.0.0.80 # (in the friend range!)
> >However the clients (Macintosh OSX and OS9) appear to renew their leases
> >2 hourly.
> Looks like there may be a confusion when both dhcp-ranges are on the
> same subnet. I'll take a look. In the meantime, adding the lease time to
> the dhcp-host lines will work-around this.
I have added the work-around. Any news on the potential confusion you
My plan is to move everyone in the office to a specified mac address/ip
address pairing, monitored by arpwatch, and then give unspecified hosts
an ip address which I will block from accessing the servers through
Just to check, I intend doing the following
and blocking alien from the servers.
Is this likely to work?