Basic scope question

Bennett, Gary L. benngl at
Tue Jul 10 17:07:47 UTC 2012

No, have that part.  Was just wondering which domain-name-servers parm, global or in DHCP address pool, has precedence.  Thanks.

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From: WBrown at [mailto:WBrown at] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:46 AM
To: Bennett, Gary L.
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Subject: Re: Basic scope question

Gary wrote on 07/10/2012 11:27:24 AM:

> If I have domain-name-servers configured globally and a different set 
> configured on a subnet DHCP pool, which takes precedence for the 
> client?  My understanding is the more specific, or the subnet DHCP
> pool, but could someone please confirm?   Thanks.

The client will only query the DNS servers they are told about, either statically (/etc/resolv.conf) or by your DHCP server.

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