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PXE Boot targeting gateway and ignoring Option 66

I found this article that may explain the issue. Seams like PXE and the Options 66/67 work a bit differently than most people seams aware of? The DHCP server can fool most client firmware in this ...
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Best effort secondary DHCP server with overlapping pools

...naively minimize collisions by setting the isc address pool to the higher half, i.e. 9-14 It would be good if the DHCP server performed a collision check using ARP before issuing an address. ISC ...
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ISC DHCPD: Dynamic IP Range for all Members of Class matched by Hardware Address

To get this working, we had to clear the lease cache in /var/lib/dhcp/dhcpd.leases~ and modify the class definition as follows. class "cloudVM" { match if (binary-to-...
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How to edit Wi-Fi router DHCP clients name?

If u are using an iphone with IOS 16.xxx: In settings->WiFi, select your network name. Select the ‘i’ (information) button for that network name. Change the privacy button to off. The device name ...
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How to obtain reserved IP address from dnsmasq DHCP server?

I solved it! Turns out they both needed Internal Network adapters. I kept king's bridged adapter so it could still use the internet on it's own. After that, it just came down to updating my dnsmasq ...
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What can be the reason for random intermittent connections?

You state, "Pinging the router from any of the three devices shows significant packet loss (anywhere from 10-40%)." And then issue occurs both over WiFi and Ethernet. Is something keeping ...
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What can be the reason for random intermittent connections?

Everything points to the router as the problem. if it were a lose or broken cable, you would get a normal response from Mobile1. You are pinging the router, not some address on the Internet, so the ...
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Is it possible to force the use of DHCP on Wireless connections? (i.e. not on Wired ones)

I ask from the point of view of security. I want to set a single static IP for the router Web UI and to keep that IP only to a Wired connection computer. In a way that a Wireless connected device will ...
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Is there a chance for a laptop with a static IP to get connected to a random Wifi network?

Yes, this is possible. If the WiFi on the laptop is configured to access a specific network SSID and another WiFi network uses the same SSID and password, then it will attempt to connect. If the new ...
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Is there a chance for a laptop with a static IP to get connected to a random Wifi network?

I ask from a security point of view. Lets say that an intruder broke the Wifi password. Is there even a slight chance for him to connect with a static IP (assuming that IP is not used at the moment)? ...
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