DHCP server over PPPoE server
garycor at comcast.net
Thu Jul 15 13:06:13 PDT 2004
Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 11:53:28AM -0400, Gary Corcoran wrote:
> G> My research indicates that rather than doing the usual DHCP DISCOVER to
> G> start things off, I should be able to send a DHCP INFORM message,
> G> which includes my already-assigned IP address. The DHCP server should
> G> see this, it then MUST NOT (according to the RFC) lookup the address
> G> in its lease database, but it then should respond, sending the all the
> G> configuration parameters *except* an IP address, back to the IP address
> G> that was included in the message.
> G> Thus my desire to get dhcpd running with mpd pppoe...
> G> Any suggestions?
> Well if you even make your DHCP server send packets to already
> configured IP address, I'm afraid the client side will just ignore them.
Actually, since I figured out how to get the DHCP client to send
the request over PPPoE, by telling it to use the PPP device instead
of the ethernet device, I think it will work, if I can get the server
to send the response back over PPPoE.
> What operating system is on client side?
Again, it's VxWorks...
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