DHCP code in 2.0.4+

Fajar A. Nugraha fajar at fajar.net
Sun Jun 7 15:22:13 CEST 2009

On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 8:09 PM, Arran
Cudbard-Bell<a.cudbard-bell at sussex.ac.uk> wrote:
> Karl Auer wrote:
>> On Sun, 2009-06-07 at 12:22 +0100, Alexander Clouter wrote:
>>> I have been using DHCP with a LDAP patch that is getting harder and
>>> harder to maintain.  FreeRADIUS can pretty much do the same, I get to
>>> keep my LDAP policy schema stuff (and write a unlang glue to use it) and
>>> you get proper DHCP load-balancing/failover.
>> DHCP failover and load-balancing are not simple *at all*.
> They're trivial once you're storing leases in a transactional database.

Can freeradius also detect "rogue" clients which uses static IP
address? If yes, this could be THE dhcp server I'm looking for.

Last I check ISC's DHCP tries ping first, but newer Windows (with icmp
echo disabled by default) makes it somewhat less useful.


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