Can dhcpclient handle broadcasting ?

Chaigneau, Nicolas nicolas.chaigneau at
Wed Jul 9 09:53:43 CEST 2014


I'm trying to use dhcpclient to test broadcasting of a DHCP Discover.

I am root so I can use source port 68.
I'm sending the packet to the broadcast address.

I get the following error (returned by sendmsg, called from "sendfromto"): "Permission denied".

Is it possible to use dhcpclient from FreeRADIUS in broadcast mode ?


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