When you set a static mapping, why does the IP have to be outside of the pool?

  • My IP pool is

    Why do I have to assign a static mapping outside of that pool? Why cant I just assign an IP address thats inside of that pool and dedicate that IP to be only leased to one MAC address?

  • LAYER 8 Global Moderator

    Because that is not how it works with this version of dhcpd.. If you don't like it get with ISC, if you want a static that sits inside your pool range, then create a pool, create your stated then create another pool on the other side of that number..

    .100 - .110 pool, .111 reservation, .112-120 pool

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