Watching performance on a DHCP Server
Olaf van der Spek
olafvdspek at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 19:21:06 UTC 2008
On Feb 12, 2008 8:16 PM, John Hascall <john at iastate.edu> wrote:
> Because we have a mobile population (lots of students with laptops)
> we need to keep lease times short to prevent address starvation --
Is this for public addresses then?
For private addresses, starvation shouldn't be an issue.
> we averaged 13 DHCP handshakes per second yesterday.
13 sounds like a good number for a 386. ;)
Seriously, how can that be considered high?
> Our peak is obviously quite a bit higher. High enough, that we
> are probably right on the edge of what we can do with the current
> technology. I am expecting the lease-ack-fsync buffering will
> be a good thing for us (esp, if I get pressure to lower lease
> times further).
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