dissecting DHCP - Q3

Defryn, Guy G.P.Defryn at massey.ac.nz
Wed Mar 18 02:58:32 UTC 2009

Thanks Glenn,

That makes sense.
In the mean time the client has obtained a lease for a day but server is still in recover state.
So does it only affect the initial lease time?


-----Original Message-----
From: dhcp-users-bounces at lists.isc.org [mailto:dhcp-users-bounces at lists.isc.org] On Behalf Of Glenn Satchell
Sent: Wednesday, 18 March 2009 3:53 p.m.
To: dhcp-users at lists.isc.org
Subject: Re: dissecting DHCP - Q3

>From: "Defryn, Guy" <G.P.Defryn at massey.ac.nz>
>To: Users of ISC DHCP <dhcp-users at lists.isc.org>
>Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:42:29 +1300
>Subject: dissecting DHCP - Q3
> Once again thanks for the response to previous questions.
> Here is the next one,
> I stopped both my servers and deleted the lease files, created empty lease 
> and restarted service.
> My client issued a renewal and picked up lease. What I did notice was
> That the lease is only valid for 30 minutes.
> The lease specified in dhcpd.conf is a day.
> Is this 30 minute lease because it was obtained while my servers are in 
recover state?
> cheers
> Guy Defryn

Yes, it's the time you set for "mclt" in the failover section of dhcpd.


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