Originate DHCP lease query from FreeRadius

Waqas Toor waqasnasirtoor at gmail.com
Sun Mar 19 14:01:45 CET 2017

Thanks Alan,

Can you point me to a document that explains your comment "The goal for v4
is that this can be done natively in the server"
As it is new installation on our servers so for initial feasibility it can
help me

Waqas Toor

On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 3:54 PM, Alan DeKok <aland at deployingradius.com>

> 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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