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

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Tue Oct 12 08:38:34 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. 
> 
Thanks, just what I was after knowing.

-- 
Chris Green



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