dhcpinform or dhcprequest

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Sep 2 15:41:38 UTC 2009

Tom Schmitt wrote:

>Sadly I have not much hope that the vendor will change anything: The 
>Client is a HP workstation with Windows XP

Well XP is normally 'reasonably' well behaved - it certainly isn't 
that broken. There could be other factors at work here.

Steinar Haug pointed out that you are running failover by the sound 
of it. I assume the client hasn't renewed with the other server and 
you've not noticed ?

What is your network setup ? Is the client remote (ie communicating 
via a relay agent) ?

Simon Hobson

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