DHCP Use (was Re: )

Roy 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.
>
> ~Seth
>
>
>    


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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