Freeradius as DHCP server (static IP + some options)

Alan DeKok aland at
Mon Jan 28 22:00:34 CET 2013

Leo Combes wrote:
> 2013/1/23  <A.L.M.Buxey at>:
>> those ID values look a little 'wierd' - vary large and negative
> I don't understand where this values came from? which would be the
> normal values?

  It's fine.  Don't worry about it.

>> does the DHCP response leave the server?   do you have anything
>> like dHCP snooping on the network that might be blocking the
>> responses from this new DHCP server .... or is the client getting
>> its answers from a.n.another DHCP server and so not dealing with
>> the FR response?
>> alan
> I tried connecting the modem directly to the server, without a switch
> or any server that may cause any trouble. I got the same result, the
> server receives DISCOVER packet. Chechinkg the log on debug, it seems
> to send and OFFER (Sending DHCP-Offer of id 8e22cb4d from
> to but it doesn't, It's
> verified that it does not send it.
> What can I check, in order to find the problem?

  Use tcpdump to see where the packets go.

  The code *should* work...

  Alan DeKok.

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