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Old 12-07-2009, 06:30 AM   #1
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Question for mac adress filtering.


I have network of 150-200pc, they are set with static ip. Now i use ip-sentinel for mac filtering, but i'm dissatisfied from it. So, can i use arp table for mac filtering, or it's only for dhcp?
 
Old 12-07-2009, 06:32 AM   #2
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DHCP hands out IP address from a given range (ie dynamic IPs). This is -in principle- not related to MAC physical addressing.
DHCP can help share some networking configurations on the network.
Would you prefer centralized MAC filtering (ie on central gateway)? Or de-central (on each machine)?
 
Old 12-07-2009, 09:43 AM   #3
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i think ebtables will help for layer 2 level filtering
 
Old 12-07-2009, 12:58 PM   #4
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dhcpd is stoped, i use only static ip.

timmeke what do you mean?

kirukan is eptables is like ip-sentinel or it's more powerful?

Can i use something like this:
create file ip-mac.conf in /etc with:

1.2.3.4 aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff
1.2.3.5 aa:bb:cc:dd:ff:ff

then:

arp -f /etc/ip-mac.conf
 
Old 12-07-2009, 05:20 PM   #5
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I thought it was for finding out phoney IP address's not mac filtering.
 
  


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