DHCP Use (was Re: )
r.engehausen at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 00:03:01 CDT 2010
On 4/25/2010 5:11 PM, Seth Mattinen wrote:
> On 4/25/10 4:33 PM, Tony Hoyle wrote:
>> On 25/04/2010 22:06, Larry Sheldon wrote:
>>> The whole idea that DHCP should only be used for (and is absolute proof
>>> of the status of) despised-class customers is just nuts.
>> I've never seen DHCP used on residential DSL circuits.. it's all PPP (oA
>> mostly, and oE if you want) in this country (which the telco picks up
>> and sends as L2TP to the DSL provider). I get alocated my /26 and it
>> doesn't matter which LNS I connect to or how I get there (indeed I can
>> talk L2TP directly to the provider to connect over 3G etc.).
> I have, once, with routed bridged encapsulation instead of PPP.
My old company does it this way. Made life very easy. Most consumer
grade routers come set for DHCP out of the box so it is plug and play.
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