[Dnsmasq-discuss] client q: both static and dhcp

john doe johndoe65534 at mail.com
Sun Jun 27 12:41:11 UTC 2021


On 6/27/2021 9:17 AM, Carl Karsten wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2021 at 2:10 AM john doe <johndoe65534 at mail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 6/27/2021 7:03 AM, Dominik wrote:
>>> Hey Carl,
>>>
>>> On Sat, 2021-06-26 at 19:16 -0500, Carl Karsten wrote:
>>>> I'm looking for advice on haveing some boxes to have both dynamic and
>>>> static IPs.
>>>
>>> Why use a static IP at all? We have often enough seen people use static
>>> addresses for the wrong reasons.
>>>
>>
>> As I understand it, the OP wants to use DHCP static leases.
>>
>
> No.
>
> I need this for when move put a box on someone else's network.
> So I don't have any control over the dhcp server.
>

Then set an fix IP on dhcp client (dhclient ...) and remove it when you
don't need it.

Basically, you set the dhcp client to have a static address or let the
client get a lease from a dhcp server.

Why do you need dnsmasq into the mix?

--
John Doe



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