how many dhcp request can dhcp server support per second!

red1 red red1dhcp at
Sun Apr 26 15:21:50 UTC 2009

Thanks for your reply , is this tool using multiple mac addresses or just
the mac address of the machine where is installed.


On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 5:55 PM, <sthaug at> wrote:

> > 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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