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 From:  Stefan Thuering <stefan dot thuering at freesurf dot ch>
 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:  Thu, 24 Jun 2004 18:06:59 +0200
> But since it would appear that security through MAC address limitation 
> is rather moot (MACs being as easily sniffed as they are spoofed), I see 
> no really important reason for going out of the way to prevent that 
> single dynamic IP from being available on the LAN, as one can simply 
> choose not to utilize it (as in my case, where all my hosts have a 
> corrosponding entry in the static mappings list), with little to no 
> resulting overhead of any kind. (But of course, I might be missing some 
> good reason for avoiding this situation?)

Hi Adam,

Very good points you bring up... but my main reason for this feature is 
that I have two m0n0wall subnets on the same (unmanaged) switch and 
would like to be able to define each clients subnet by mac address 
(server side with the benefits of dhcp) :)