how many dhcp request can dhcp server support per second!

sthaug at sthaug at
Sun Apr 26 14:55:55 UTC 2009

> Please, I'm using ISC DHCP 4.0.0 ; I'd like to do stress test, i need to
> know how many dhcp request can dhcp support per second!

You have already been given a pointer to the Nominum dhcperf tool.
You need to *use the tool* to test - there aren't many general figures
to give here. A lot depends on your disk subsystem - DHCP is usually
I/O bound.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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