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Re: arp_proxy does not work with static DHCP/PERM arp ?

2007/9/30, Pascal Hambourg <pascal.mail@plouf.fr.eu.org>:
> It's the client which declines the offered IP address, not the server.
> My guess is that the client checks that the offered IP address is not
> already in use by issuing an ARP request and expecting no reply. When
> the router has proxy_arp enabled, it replies to the ARP request so the
> client believes the IP address is in use and declines the offer.
> You can check by running a packet sniffer on the client.

It looks like You are right

What would you advice to get rid of this sittuation ?
I suppose that turning arp_proxy only on eth0 should work . It would be like :

net.ipv4.conf.eth0.proxy_arp = 1


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