My IP address with DHCP
chuckh at sent.com
Mon Jan 12 05:54:34 EST 2004
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I think I am beginning to understand this. I believe what my
script wants when it asks for my dhcp server address is not the
address of the server, but the address that has been assigned to
me by the dhcp server. So what I gave my script was just what it
Sorry for the confusion.
On Sun, 11 Jan 2004, Steve Holmes wrote:
> I didn't have to specify an IP address at all for my DHCP server at
> Cox. "They" claim the modem does it or the "modem knows what to do."
> What I think happens is we broadcast network wide to request an IP and
> their DHCP responds. My IP gets assigned and is seen under the addr
> field of ifconfig eth1. On my box, eth0 is my local network and has
> an address of 192.168.1.1 and my IP on eth1 is assigned from Cox and
> is currently something like 68.129.something.something:). I can't
> emagine why a firewall script would be concerned about a DHCP server
> address unless it is trying to block sensative addresses or something.
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