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Is it possible in dhcpd.conf to ignore requests from a set of MAC addresses?

Something like this:

host vminstances {
    hardware ethernet d0:0d:*;
    ignore booting;
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You can use something like:

class "ignored" {
        match if substring(hardware,1,4) = 00:02;

pool {
        deny members of "ignored";
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Do you need the 'range' set in the pool? I would have thought this was irrelevant. – parsley72 May 9 '12 at 23:49
The range directive is just one way of defining a pool. – Roy May 27 '12 at 20:57
I'm sure it's possible, but if you're trying to ignore based on MAC address then why specify a range? Is it necessary? – parsley72 Jul 31 '12 at 1:22
The range relates to the pool of adresses to be assigned by the dhcp server, it does not relate to the filtering. Any client not matching the mac adresses defined in the class "ignored" will get adresses from this range. – Roy Sep 8 '12 at 22:53

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