[K12OSN] DHCP on a non-standard port

Burke Almquist balmquist at mindfirestudios.com
Sat Oct 2 00:00:25 UTC 2004

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Why does it need to listen on a nonstandard port?

On Oct 1, 2004, at 5:04 PM, Jay Pfaffman wrote:

> I'm in a university environment and would like to be able to run lab
> machines as thin clients off my server.  I know how to create a boot
> image that'll boot from a non-standard port and can figure out how to
> tell my machine to listen on one.  What I don't understand is what to
> do from there.  Do I need to create entries for the machines?  That
> doesn't make sense because I can't know what address they'll get from
> DHCP.  Does my DHCP server relay the request somehow?  Does the client
> do two DHCP lookups, first from the university server and then, using
> that IP request where to get its boot image from mine?  I don't want
> to have my DHCP server handing out bogus IPs on the university network
> (done that before--it's not fun).
> -- 
> Jay Pfaffman                           <pfaffman at utk.edu>
> Asst Professor of Instructional Technology, U. TN, Knoxville
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