failover timeout

Abu Abdulla alhanbali montaqa at
Thu Apr 8 03:48:23 UTC 2010

this is not what i mean. if the primary servers is down, how long will
it take the secondary server to start assigning the IPs that are
reserved for the primary server. you can do this manually using the
omshell but i don't know if this will be done automatically or not.

On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 7:55 PM, Banana Flex <flex.banana at> wrote:
> hi
> you can do a collaboration betwen two servers that send the same subnet, see the man page of dhcpd.conf for many information. you can also configure the timeout. 3 seconds is a good choice
> have fun
> Banana
> On Apr 7, 2010, at 5:41 AM, Abu Abdulla alhanbali wrote:
>> Hi,
>> i would like to know how long it will take the secondary DHCP server
>> to start assigning IPs for all users (including the ranges dedicated
>> to the primary) in case the primary DHCP is down? is it a
>> configurable?
>> i would like also to ask if the DHCP can handle 200K users or above
>> assuming the H/W is capable and the lease time is big enough (more
>> than one week). is it recommended to run multiple instances or let one
>> instance handle this number.
>> thanks
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