Originate DHCP lease query from FreeRadius

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Sun Mar 19 13:54:30 CET 2017

On Mar 19, 2017, at 8:50 AM, Waqas Toor <waqasnasirtoor at gmail.com> wrote:
> At the time of access request I need to do DHCP lease query to the DHCP
> server (external ) to get the MAC address of the device.
> I need to know if there is a module that does that ( originate a lease
> query to dhcp server) or I have to write external script to be called as
> pre-auth hook.

  You'll need to run an external script.

  The goal for v4 is that this can be done natively in the server.  The downside is it involves changing configuration which people have used for 15 years.  But, the benefit is that things which used to be impossible will now become trivial.

  Alan DeKok.

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