Scalability of DHCP Server

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Thu May 29 19:41:42 UTC 2008


>Has anyone ever seen a theoretical maximum limit for scaling of this
>DHCP server, or is scaling only dependent on the strength of the used

I have no personal experience of large scale implementations, but 
reports on this list suggest that several hundred thousand clients is 
not a problem. I believe there are no hard coded limits, and some 
people have created pools for an entire class A (eg to which would test the internal hashing process.

More information about the dhcp-users mailing list