DHCP RENEW on Multi homed client

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Nov 25 08:25:18 UTC 2009

Chris Buxton wrote:

>Correct, this is not going to work. DHCP depends on determinate 
>routing, and you're breaking that with this scenario.
>Either statically configure eth1, or else set up different DHCP 
>server addresses for the two sides, on different subnets, and 
>reconfigure the affected relay appropriately.

No, the only requirement i that the client can communicate directly 
with the server. That does not require static addressing or two 
separate DHCP servers - only that the routers on each network are 
correctly configured to manage all possible routes for packets.

Simon Hobson

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