DHCP

Rob Fowler rfo at mianos.com
Mon Oct 28 00:26:54 EST 2002


I use DHCP on the head (as of a few days ago) and versions since the Sept
crasher fix, it seems to work fine.

What dhcp server are you using?
Is the DHCP server running on the wlan interface? In my case it's not, I
route/NAT my wireless into my wired segment so I run a dhcp relay agent
which relays onto my master dhcp server (which registers the ip into the
DNS) so I can use host names to route to the wireless box. Works like a
dream and completely dynamic.
I have used a local dhcp server bound to the wlan interface on the AP box
when I was testing, that works fine as well. I use the ISC DHCP server.
Mail me off the list if you want some more help. I don't really think you
are having a hostap issue here (but you may, who knows).

Rob Fowler - Sydney
(p.s. I am in your wireless db as 'honeypot')
----- Original Message -----
From: "evilbunny" <evilbunny at sydneywireless.com>
To: <hostap at shmoo.com>
Sent: Monday, October 28, 2002 4:00 PM
Subject: DHCP


> Hello hostap,
>
>   I've updated to the latest stable version of HostAP (as well as
>   the previous version) couldn't get DHCP addresses via that interface...
>
>   When I ngrep on the linux box, I can see the request coming in via
>   the wlan0 interface, but no response is being sent out, have I
>   stuffed the config, or anything similarly stupid or is this a bug
>   and I'm chasing my tail trying to track it down...
>
>   The May version was issuing dhcp addresses fine...
>
>   Also the September version made the cabletron card think it was
>   talking to a hermes based AP, and was showing the link test section
>   in the client... However this seems to be not happening in the
>   October release...
>
> --
> Best regards,
>  evilbunny                          mailto:evilbunny at sydneywireless.com
>
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