Quick Failover

Keith Neufeld keith.neufeld at wichita.edu
Tue May 22 15:45:57 UTC 2007

On May 22, 2007, at 10:24 AM, Glenn Satchell wrote:
> Except all the clients know the address of the old dhcp server, so  
> when
> they try to renew by directly contacting the dhcp server they will
> fail. When the lease expires the client will fall back to DHCPDISCOVER
> and broadcast for a dhcp server, they will find the new one, and it  
> can
> give them back the IP address they had before.

At T2 (7/8 of lease duration), they should *broadcast* a DHCPREQUEST  
and renew their leases with no interruption of service, yes?
Keith Neufeld
Lead Network Engineer
Wichita State University

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