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Cisco Bug: CSCsz07892 - ASA Adds Character to Host Name Field of DHCP Request to Extrnl DHCP Srv

Last Modified

Jan 09, 2017

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls

Known Affected Releases

8.0(3) 8.0(4)

Description (partial)

Symptom:

The ASA adds an extra character to the DHCP Bootstrap Protocol Option 12 (Host Name) field when requesting an ip address for a VPN Client.  When a VPN Client connects to a VPN3k this character is not seen in the VPN 3k DHCP request sent to the DHCP server.

- this bug s to document and fix a difference in behavior between the ASA and VPN3k, it has not been seen to impact vpn client users

Conditions:

- this only affects VPN Clients that connect to the ASA, does not affect VPN Clients connecting to a VPN3k.
- ASA requesting an ip address from an external DHCP Server
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