once lease per client is not working

Glenn Satchell Glenn.Satchell at uniq.com.au
Sat Dec 16 12:11:06 UTC 2006

>Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 12:38:57 -0600
>From: Douglas Armstrong <doug at ovationdata.com>
>VKR V wrote:
>> The meaning of one-lease-per-client is client will get new address after each 
>Wrong.  One Lease per client means the same Client ID or MAC will not 
>reecive more than one IP (if for example there is a RAS client running 
>it will not get 10 ips.)
>The server will go through loops to make sure the client always recive 
>the same IP once it receives it once.
>Doug Armstrong
Consider the scenario where you have, say, a laptop that can be taken
around and booted up on different subnets.  When it boots on a new
subnet all previous leases it had for other subnets will be released on
the server. Thus it only ever has one lease for each client.


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