Failover issues

Simon Hobson dhcp at
Wed May 31 17:06:31 UTC 2006

Shlomo Dubrowin wrote:

>I understand that the secondary won't go into "partner down" state, but
>shouldn't the secondary give out it's "backup" leases?  When the primary is
>down, no leases are being given out.  From what I've read, the secondary
>should still be handing out it's automatically created "backup" scope of
>IPs.  Is this not correct? or does the "Communications interrupted" mode
>cause problems with that?

See Glenns posting earlier today in the thread "failover or vrrp".

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