Order that ranges are dolled out?

Doug Armstrong doug at ovationdata.com
Fri Mar 2 18:44:40 UTC 2007

Keith Lawson wrote:
> Hello, 
> I'm sure this has been asked here before but I can't seem to find anything in the archives. 
> When dhcpd dolls out leases from a range does it do it in numerical order starting at the lowest number and going up until it finds the next available IP? 
> Thanks, 
> Keith. 
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In theory it is undefined.   In practice it starts at the top and works 
its way down, but that could change at any time, do don't count on it 
being the same in the next release.

Doug Armstron.

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