I found this 12 year old thread,
Block certain mac address to get ip from dhcp pool
and would like to know if it is now possible to prevent the assignment of IP addresses to specific MAC addresses.
Hello busthead ,Thank you for reaching out to the community, you can create a network defination for the MAC Address [Path: Definitions & users > Network Definitions > MAC Address] And then you can use the definition to allow/block !
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Vivek, don't you think that "blocking" is unnecessarily complicated? Why not just create a Network Host with static mapping and assign the MAC to a specific address outside the range of the DHCP server?
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BAlfson said: just create a Network Host with static mapping and assign the MAC to a specific address outside the range of the DHCP server
I created the recommended Network Host definitions but the hosts are still being assigned IP addresses from my DHCP server:
I think you need to define/select the DHCP server, that you want to prevent assigning address to this host like in my settings:
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jprusch said:I think you need to define/select the DHCP server, that you want to prevent assigning address to
So you're saying that I have to create a second DHCP server just to NOT assign an IP address to these hosts?
Not a second one, you need to select your DHCP server there. Because you want to prevent this server from servicing for this MAC. Therefore you define a static mapping and then this server knows, ok, there is already a definition, I don't need to bother with this host.
Ah! Gotcha. I'll try that...didn't work unfortunately: