Commit 38793a26 authored by Ted Lemon's avatar Ted Lemon
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Add a README entry about locally-defined options.

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......@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@ the ISC DHCP Distribution.
3.1 UNPACKING IT
3.2 CONFIGURING IT
3.2.1 DYNAMIC DNS UPDATES
3.2.2 LOCALLY DEFINED OPTIONS
3.3 BUILDING IT
4 INSTALLING THE DHCP DISTRIBUTION
5 USING THE DHCP DISTRIBUTION
......@@ -169,6 +170,16 @@ There is documentation for the DDNS support in the dhcpd.conf manual
page - see the beginning of this document for information on finding
manual pages.
LOCALLY DEFINED OPTIONS
In previous versions of the DHCP server there was a mechanism whereby
options that were not known by the server could be configured using
a name made up of the option code number and an identifier:
"option-nnn" This is no longer supported, because it is not future-
proof. Instead, if you want to use an option that the server doesn't
know about, you must explicitly define it using the method described
in the dhcp-options man page under the DEFINING NEW OPTIONS heading.
BUILDING IT
Once you've run configure, just type ``make'', and after a while
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