multiple tftp servers

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at
Tue Sep 26 21:15:53 UTC 2006

On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 10:02:46PM +0100, Simon Hobson wrote:
> The only thing I can think of might be to use failover, have each 
> server give out it's own address as the TFTP server, and run some 
> sort of monitoring that turns off the dhcp service if the tftp 
> service is down. Actually, the tftp servers don't have to be on the 
> same boxes as the dhcp servers as long as you can tie together "no 
> tftp server' = "no dhcp server offering it as a boot server".

Or run the tftp servers on the dhcp failover servers and have them
advertise only themselves.

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