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Old 07-24-2005, 04:35 AM   #1
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DHCP3 Mac Filter

Does any body know how to make dhcp to deny or allow PC client connections based on Mac Address, I mean to act like mac filter like in routers?
Old 07-28-2005, 02:25 AM   #2
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Can some one help/
Old 07-28-2005, 12:50 PM   #3
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I've never done this but the dhcpd.conf man page has lots of examples on how it can be done: You could setup a host entry for all known clients where you specify the MAC address and then use deny unknown-clients in your subnet declaration. Or you can specify a different pool for known and unknown addresses, set up classes based on the ethernet address, ...

Have a look at dhcpd.conf(5) and if you have specific questions post back.


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