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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.

Mark