DHCP: hardware-address or client-identifier

Discussion in 'Cisco' started by Dmitro, Jan 27, 2005.

  1. Dmitro

    Dmitro Guest

    Preamble from www.cisco.com :

    To configure a manual binding, first create a host pool, then specify
    the IP address of the client and hardware
    address or client identifier.
    The hardware address is the MAC address. The client identifier, which is
    required for Microsoft clients (instead of hardware addresses)
    is formed by concatenating the media type and the MAC address of the
    client. Refer to the "Address Resolution Protocol Parameters" section of
    RFC 1700, Assigned Numbers, for a list of media type codes.

    Router(config-dhcp)# hardware-address hardware-address type
    Router(config-dhcp)# client-identifier unique-identifier

    IP - telephone it is not Microsoft Client :) , but
    command hardware-address 02c7.f800.0422 is not working!!!
    it is only working with client-identifier.
    Part of working config:
    ip dhcp pool IP_Telephone_82472
    client-identifier 0100.1131.7e12.c5
    option 150 ip

    What's wrong? Why it is not wokring with hardware-address? When I
    should use hardware-address?

    Dmitro, Jan 27, 2005
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