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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)


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


- 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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