randomizing lease renewal?

Doug Armstrong doug at ovationdata.com
Thu Mar 29 19:06:26 UTC 2007

Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> Gang,
> We are running ISC DHCP 3.0.5.  A question...  Is it possible
> to force a client to obtain a *different* IP number from an
> IP pool upon lease renewal, instead of getting back the same IP
> for reuse?  Example: the pool is and the client has
> IP number leased from the pool.  It goes to renew the
> lease.  I want to make sure that it gets a *new* number upon
> renewal, and does not get back.  Can this be done?
> Jeff Earickson
> Colby College
No. It is totally against the RFC.

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