Two IPs on one NIC

João Kuchnier joao.kuchnier at
Wed Sep 16 11:11:26 UTC 2009

Hi Simon!

Does Windows XP suports two client-ids?

How can I set this in the configuration file?

Thanks for your attention.

Best regards,

João K.

2009/9/16 Simon Hobson <dhcp1 at>:
> João Kuchnier wrote:
>> Here in my company we are changing our LAN setup to DHCP. However, in
>> some workstations, we are distributing static IP.
>> One example of static IP:
>> host eng001 {
>>                hardware ethernet 00:1E:4F:xx:xx:xx;
>>                fixed-address;
>>        }
>> On this PC I need to configure a second IP in a different subnet.
>> Something like:
>> Does anybody knows how can I distribute two IPs to one workstation?
> You can't for static assignments like that. If you are handing out dynamic
> IPs then you could (if the client supports it) configure the client to make
> two requests with different client-ids to get two addresses - but you'd need
> to do the configuration yourself. But that would be more work than just
> manually configuring it.
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