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 From:  Melvin Backus <mbackus at bellsouth dot net>
 To:  Adam Nellemann <adam at nellemann dot nu>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] DHCP server - static clients only
 Date:  Wed, 23 Jun 2004 17:42:15 -0400
At 05:36 PM 6/23/2004, Adam Nellemann wrote:
>Stefan Thuering wrote:
>
>>Hi..
>>Is there a way to limit the DHCP server to work with static (known) mac 
>>address clients only?
>>If I enter 4 static macs and limit the server to 4 addr. total it should 
>>generally be ok, but if those clients aren't always running the free 
>>slots can be snatched away. :(
>>A checkbox with "allow static clients only" would be cool !
>>p.s. m0n0wall is fantastic...
>>thanks
>>   Stefan
>
>I too would be interessted in this capability. I think one of the old (pre 
>1.0) betas were actually capable of doing static-only DHCP (not too sure 
>though), simply by giving a dynamic IP range of x.x.x.0 to x.x.x.0, 
>however, when I recently tested this, my host just got the x.x.x.0 IP 
>address :(
>
>This just to add my wote for the abovementioned checkbox. (or something to 
>similar effect?)
>
>Adam.

Sounds like what you really want is an infinite length lease.



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