[Dnsmasq-discuss] client q: both static and dhcp
carl at nextdayvideo.com
Sun Jun 27 13:53:54 UTC 2021
On Sun, Jun 27, 2021 at 7:56 AM john doe <johndoe65534 at mail.com> wrote:
> 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.
I'm trying to reduce the amount of work I need to do when I show up and
discover there is no dhcp server.
Example locations: university, coffee shop, convention center, office
meeting room. In all cases I am a guest for a few days.
> Why do you need dnsmasq into the mix?
I don't - I am just working on client config.
> John Doe
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