dhcp server issues its own address

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Fri Apr 13 12:53:01 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 05:15:25AM -0600, S Kalyanasundaram wrote:
> I am wondering how the dhcp server can issue its own address to the 
> client. It first said abandoning and reclaiming and after that it 
> issued. I am using dhcp v3.0.3. Now the client also shows the IP 
> same as which dhcp server's machine has.

IP addresses must be unique and can only be used on a single system at 
a time, so no, you cannot tell the DHCP server to give out its own 

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