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 From:  Adam Nellemann <adam at nellemann dot nu>
 To:  Melvin Backus <mbackus at bellsouth dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] DHCP server - static clients only
 Date:  Thu, 24 Jun 2004 01:36:22 +0200
Melvin Backus wrote:

> 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.

Nope, or at least not necessarily? I just want to be able to assign my 
static DHCP leases (from the list in m0n0wall), without being forced 
to also provide at least one dynamic lease.


Adam.