can i send option 67 back to the client even if its not requesting it (with option 55) ?
8.2.8. Standard DHCPv4 Options
One of the major features of the DHCPv4 server is to provide configuration options to clients. Most of the options are sent by the server only if the client explicitly requests them using the Parameter Request List option."
On 24/04/2018 14:48, Bob Harold wrote:
> If the client did not request it, then it probably won't understand it
> even if you send it. If it does understand it, then it should have
> asked for it. Or am I missing something?
In a general case yes - you are correct.
However, there are some buggy clients that don't request, but are able
to use (and sometimes even require) an option. Also, some clients have a
mechanism to transparently pass received options to a script.