[Dnsmasq-discuss] How to provide DHCP for WiFi hotspot?

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Tue Oct 12 05:39:54 UTC 2021


On Mon, Oct 11, 2021 at 10:59:01PM +0100, Alex Morris wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Oct 2021, at 21:22, Chris Green wrote:
> >
> > Do I just need to add a DHCP range line such as:-
> >
> >     dhcp-range=10.42.0.100,10.42.0.200
> >
> > to /etc/dnsmasq.conf to get IP addresses for systems that connect to
> > the WiFi hotspot or is there more needed?
> >
> 
> Depends what you want the clients to do.
> 
> If you just want the clients to have IP addresses and be able to talk
> to each other within the same subnet, then that should suffice.
> 
> If you want the clients to also be able to communicate with other
> networks, e.g. the Internet, then you may wish to consider also
> specifying options 3 and 6.


It will original poster get started.
And to start is good.

 
> Alex

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Geert Stappers
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