[K12OSN] DHCP and specific IPs

Doug Simpson simpsond at leopards.k12.ar.us
Fri Nov 7 14:33:10 UTC 2008

I do realize that, but I don't want them to "just work" when they plug them in.

Thanks for the reply.


Doug Simpson
Technology Specialist
De Queen Public Schools
De Queen, AR
simpsond at leopards.k12.ar.us
"A Dollar Saved is a Dollar Earned"

>>> Nils Breunese <nils at breun.nl> 11/7/2008 8:27 AM >>>
Doug Simpson wrote:

> Is there a way to make DHCP hand out IP addresses, but only to  
> computers that we have the MAC addresses for? In other words, DHCP  
> will hand out IP addresses, but only to a certain specified list of  
> MAC addresses.
> I am wanting to stop people from bringing unauthorized equipment  
> from home and connecting it to our network and if it don't get an IP  
> address, it won't work.

Don't forget that people can assign an IP address to their  
'unautorized equipment from home' without DHCP.

Nils Breunese.

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