dhcp relay - stateless
foomail123 at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 20 02:10:25 UTC 2006
Looking at source code,
relay is using circuit ID/interface ID is used as
agent options. Is this right ?
--- Michael Loftis <mloftis at wgops.com> wrote:
> --On July 19, 2006 3:40:41 PM -0700 foomail123
> <foomail123 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Thank you for last response.
> > Since dhcp relay is stateless, if there are
> > interfaces, how does relay know which interface to
> > foward DHCP offer received from server ?
> > How does relay work in vlan case (multiple
> > in a vlan) ?
> > Also, being stateless if same host is connected to
> > multiple interfaces and/or vlans, how does relay
> > process DHCP offer packet received from server ?
> All of the information it needs is contained in the
> request and response
> packets. The request contains everything it needs
> to pass to the dhcp
> server, the dhcp server responds with everything the
> dhcp relay needs to
> connect the response to the correct client.
> Therefore, it needs no state.
> > Thanks,
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