[Dnsmasq-discuss] "multiple MAC addresses in a single dhcp-host" vs "multiple dhcp-host lines with the same IP address"

Jesus M Diaz jesusm.diazperez at gmail.com
Mon May 17 21:17:32 UTC 2021

I also tried with explicit mac addresses (no wildcards) with the same

And yes, I have a tp-link one-mesh system with one router and three APs.
The APs change the client mac-addr with a combination of
three-last-octects of the AP's mac-addr and three-last-octects of the

On Mon, 17 May 2021 at 17:57, <wkitty42 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 5/17/21 5:30 AM, Jesus M Diaz wrote:
> > dhcp-host=*:*:*:d0:4d:e3,set:mobile,,xiaomi-a2
> i have to wonder if using wildcards counts as "multiple mac addresses"...
> what happens if you explicitly set all four* of the possible mac addresses
> instead of using the asterisk wildcards?
> * IIRC from the original thread of your's you have a mesh with three APs
> and the
> main router where the three AP's change the first three octets of the MAC
> to be
> the same as the first three of their mac...
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