dhcpd assign duplicated IP address

Jeffrey Goldberg jeffrey at goldmark.org
Thu Apr 19 02:43:38 UTC 2007

On Apr 18, 2007, at 9:24 PM, Zhang Weiwu wrote:

> I am not sure if I understood DHCP correctly. I have this  
> configuration
> in my /usr/local/etc/dhcpd.conf (Using FreeBSD 6.1):
> subnet netmask {
>   range;
>   option routers;
> }
> [snip]
> host sappho.realss.com {
>   hardware ethernet 80:00:20:B0:99:31;
>   fixed-address;
>   option routers;
> }
> And I think this means the DHCP server should not assign IP address
> to any hosts that do not have MAC address of
> "80:00:20:B0:99:31".

No, it doesn't mean that.  You have configured dhcpd to have two ways  
of assigning the address  One is through the dynamic  
mechanism and the other is through the fixed address.

You should set your fixed address to be outside of your dynamic pool  



Jeffrey Goldberg                        http://www.goldmark.org/jeff/

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