Subject: Re: Bogus DHCPNAKs
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/09/1999 09:24:41
In article <> (Ted Lemon) writes:
>So I just hacked an authoritative flag.   For dhcp 2.0, the default
>will be that you are authoritative, because I don't want to change the
>default at this late date - it'll break more configurations than it
>fixes.   In 3.0, the default will be not authoritative.   The
>declaration looks like this:
>subnet netmask {
>       not authoritative;
>       range;
>I'm in the middle of a 2.0 release process.   When that's complete,
>I'll import the new code - definitely before 1.4 freezes.   If you
>want to see it sooner, I'm preparing a new test release, 2.0b1pl11,
>which will be in sometime later on
>today (soon).

I think that you want to make the default not authoritative right now.
I ran into a big problem trying to make NT's dhcp server coexist with
NetBSD's dhcpd.