ippool seems to be consistent about the IP addresses that it's giving out

Nikos Vassiliadis nvass at teledomenet.gr
Tue Apr 18 09:44:49 CEST 2006

On Monday 17 April 2006 17:48, Alan DeKok wrote:
> Nikos Vassiliadis <nvass at teledomenet.gr> wrote:
> >  I am using ippool and it seems that it is using the same IP addresses
> > all the time(given that they are available). So when I am testing with
> > just one client,  I get two alternating addresses. Am I missing something
> > or this is the wanted behaviour?
>   I think it's the way the module works, but it could allocate
> addresses by "last used".  i.e. Don't re-use an address until every
> other address has been re-used.

 Or at least random one. In my example, I had a /24 network and only one
client and it was giving consistently only two addresses from that. Anyway,
nobody is stopping me from fixing it.

Thanks Alan

>   Also, it *should* try to give a particular MAC address (if it has
> the MAC) the same address, where possible.
>   Alan DeKok.
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