[ECOS] DHCP xid

Hugo Tyson hmt@redhat.com
Thu Jan 31 09:49:00 GMT 2002


Robin Farine <acnrf@dial.eunet.ch> writes:
> Ahem, forget this if it's already donethe case but, as Martin Buck
> emphasized in his e-mail, when the DHCP client receives a reply, it
> should first make sure that the fields 'htype', 'hlen' and 'chaddr'
> match its own ESA before accepting the reply since the XID doesn't
> suffice to exclude e.g. broadcasted replies destined to other clients.

Oh OK, I wasn't sure if you-all were sure you wanted that.

I'll see if I can slip something in.

	- Huge



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