Question about supporting multiple subnets

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Tue May 20 22:40:30 UTC 2008

Simon Gao wrote:

>To support several subnets, should I configure one interface for 
>each subnet to avoid using shared-network option? If using 
>shared-network setup, then how do the clients on different subnets 
>acquire IPs? How to prevent the clients on the same subnet as the 
>dhcp server to acquire the IPs for other subnets?

What do you mean by "support several subnets" ? Do you mean several 
subnets on the same bit of wire, or different subnets on different 
wires connected by routers ?

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