DHCP failover and fixed-address

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at uni-koeln.de
Mon Mar 3 10:26:10 UTC 2008

--On 3. März 2008 21:11:34 +1100 Glenn Satchell 
<Glenn.Satchell at uniq.com.au> wrote:

> That's eaxctly the right way to do it.

Thanks, that's good to know.

> In fact if you only have fixed
> addresses you don't need failover at all.

No, we have proper failover pools as well.

> Since both servers return
> exactly the same information, then it doesn't matter which one (or both
> even) reply to the client request.


> FOr newer releases you may be thinking of reserved leases.

Yes, that's what I meant.

> While these
> seem to work, the only way to enable them is by editting the leases
> file or a complex omapi interface.

So what advantage do they offer?

Thanks, Sebastian
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