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Re: [opensuse] DHCP reserved addresses
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 16:06:41 -0500
  • Message-id: <459431E1.9040202@xxxxxxxxxx>
Rauch Christian wrote:
> James Knott schrieb:
>> I could be mistaken, but it doesn't appear Webmin supports this function
>> either. It is possible to configure a "fixed-address" in dhcpd.conf,
>> but that seems to be a lot of work, for something that should be simple
>> to accomplish.
> Not really. I have a small network here with fixed IPs via DHCP and I
> simply add an entry like the one below to /etc/dhcpd.conf for each of my
> PCs:
> host hostname {
> hardware ethernet 00:11:22:33:44:55;
> fixed-address;
> }

That's exactly what I mentioned above. On the other hand, on a router
at work, I can view a list of computers (MAC addresses) getting an IP
address from the DHCP server and then select one and assign it a
reserved address.
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