multiple tftp servers
dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Tue Sep 26 22:20:18 UTC 2006
David W. Hankins 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.
IFF the tftp service is sufficiently reliable that "server running" =
"tftp service running" is a good enough approximation for the
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