DHCP Setup Question - Static Mappings Only

  • Hi all,

    I have a (hopefully) very simple DHCP setup question: Let's assume I have a subnet - with only 5 clients, each with a DCHP static mapping i.e. - No other devices are allowed to receive an IP via DCHP on the subnet. To set this up properly in pfSense under DHCP for the subnet, would I just setup the static mapping for each of the 5 clients and leave the DHCP range blank? Would I also need to check "Deny Unknown Clients"? Or would there be a different way to setup this up? Thanks in advance for your help, I really appreciate it.

  • LAYER 8 Netgate

    Deny unknown clients.

    You can leave the DHCP pool active. That way you can set a static mapping with no address defined if a pool address is what you desire there.

  • Makes perfect sense - thanks @Derelict.

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