[CentOS] How to find out values from dhcp query

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Mar 12 22:23:50 UTC 2009


on 3-12-2009 12:29 PM Robert Moskowitz spake the following:
> Kai Schaetzl wrote:
>> Robert Moskowitz wrote on Thu, 12 Mar 2009 11:26:49 -0400:
>>
>>   
>>> How can I find out what variables and their values were provided by a 
>>> dhcpd server to my client?
>>>     
>> what values? You can see most parts of the negotiation on the server in 
>> real time. dhcpd logs by default all requests and the answers to messages.
> 
> I have a proprietary firewall that provides dhcpd services and includes 
> fields for entering the WINS server address and the WINS mode.  I wanted 
> to see what these variables show up as as well as their values...
> 
> I do not see them in cat /var/lib/dhclient/dhclient-eth1.leases on this 
> system.
I don't think any dhcp client will cache any values that it won't use, and a
linux server doesn't usually need a wins server or the wins mode. Use a
Microsoft client and look at the values there.


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