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Old 05-13-2005, 12:15 PM   #1
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DHCP Server security!


Hey all,

I just set up a dhcp server and for security reasons I am wondering if there is anyway to somehow only allow people to get an ip address from the dhcp who's MAC address I have and put in like a Allow file or something. Basically I want it to be secure and not allow anybody to get an ip address unless I have set it up so their MAC address is allowed.

Thanks guys.

P.S. I know about firewalls and that kind of stuff but I was wondering if there was any other way.
 
Old 05-13-2005, 12:19 PM   #2
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One more thing. I also know you can do certain ip address per MAC address but I don't want to do it like that, or else I would stay with a static network.

Please Help,

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