[strongSwan] why my can not get the ip from dhcp server

张亚东 yadong_zhang at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 18 12:10:54 CEST 2010

Tks a lot.
when I add the [next-server] to the dhcpd.conf of dhcpserver,
i got it work.
it is really the problem.
but why we must need this parameters, it is the next server ip address.
or i just make a misunderstand of this parameter?

> Subject: Re: [strongSwan] why my can not get the ip from dhcp server
> From: martin at strongswan.org
> To: yadong_zhang at hotmail.com
> CC: users at lists.strongswan.org
> Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 10:58:55 +0200
> Hi,
> > 14[CFG] sending DHCP DISCOVER to
> > 06[CFG] received DHCP OFFER from %any
> Seems that your DHCP server does not set the 'siaddr', field in the
> DHCP_OFFER, but I think it actually should. To whom should we send the
> request in this case?
> We could, as a fallback, send it to the UDP source address, or to the
> DHCP server address you have configured.
> Is it possible to capture the DHCP conversation with a network sniffer
> (wireshark)? This would help to understand what is actually going on.
> Regards
> Martin
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