Moving server to new host
dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Aug 29 07:06:31 UTC 2007
Kenneth Porter wrote:
>I want to move DHCP from one host to another on my LAN. Is it sufficient to
>stop the old server, move the config and lease file, and then bring up the
>server on the new host? Any gotchas to worry about?
No. The only issue is that all the clients will initially try to
contact the server at the old IP address - but when this fails they
will broadcast a request and will then get a response from the new
server. This should happen before the client runs out of lease time
and so no-one should notice.
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