Re: Mixing and Matching DHCP and static IPs
- Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2017 09:58:33 +0900
- From: Mark Fletcher <mark27q1@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Mixing and Matching DHCP and static IPs
On Mon, Dec 25, 2017 at 05:53:42PM +0100, Sven Hartge wrote:
> Marc Auslander <marcslists@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The safest way to fix an ip address in a dhcp served network is to tell
> > the dhcp server to associate that address with the mac of the unit. The
> > address should be outside the dhcp range you set up. I normall pin down
> > all my connected devices that way, leaving the dhcp assignment for
> > guests etc.
> The technical term of this is "DHCP reservation".
Thanks Sven, that will help me find documentation on doing this with dhcpd.