DHCP server will not send DHCP-Boot-Filename

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Wed Jul 7 18:00:49 CEST 2010

Mark Price wrote:
> My understanding is that the DHCP server should feed
> DHCP-Boot-Filename in the ACK response to client and this is the way
> I've done the configuration.  Note that this should show in the dhcp
> header response sent to client.


> DHCP-Boot-File-Name parameter does work, however it is an 'option'
> later in the DHCP packet, and not the same thing as DHCP-Boot-Filename
> in the header.

  Hmm.. I don't see the DHCP-Boot-Filename as an option later in the
DHCP packet.  Could you point it out more specifically?

  And yes, the DHCP-Boot-File-Name isn't put into the response packet.
That should be fixed.

> Also it seems that DHCP responses in header such as
> DHCP-Your-IP-Address do not show up in radiusd debug output, even
> though they are sent to client (confirmed with tcpdump).

  They should show up with "radiusd -X" in the v2.1.x branch.

  Alan DeKok.

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