DHCP code in 2.0.4+

Alexander Clouter alex at digriz.org.uk
Mon Jun 8 20:22:45 CEST 2009

Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
>> I think that's why a lot of organisations are not keen on stateless IPv6 
>> address assignment but are keener on DHCPv6.  I personally would just 
>> like an event driven (no SNMP polling...) method that lets me log 
>> address<->MAC address usage.
> Whilst polling is awkward, event-driven has disadvantages too; 
> specifically, high-rate changes (power outages).
We only have ~3000 hosts so we will be fine, plus event driven (for this 
purpose) is easy enough to handle via buffering.  It's not like you need 
real-time data, just "one minute late" data.  I don't know about you, 
but we usually get our AUP notices days after the event :)
> FWIW I changed our ARP polling to use an "expect" script against out 
> Cisco 6500s, because the SNMP ipNetToMedia table is sloooowwwwww when it 
> gets >20k entries, but the CLI table is sorted in hardware-order, and is 
> thus fast.
Worth remembering....don't happen to have a sensible Expect+Net::SSH 
setup there I can 'borrow'?

>> I would ask for ideas, but this is all getting hugely OT.
> Ideas for what?
To keep this thread interesting, but it's FreeRADIUS content pretty much 
has reached zero and I'm waiting for someone to grumble :)


Alexander Clouter
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