max-lease-time and default-lease-time relationship
dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Apr 14 13:50:28 UTC 2010
Randall C Grimshaw wrote:
>I would like to revisit the relationship between
>max-lease-time and default-lease-time.
>The current document example show these to be the same
>The handbook and man documentation doesn't
>detail the interaction beyond a hint in the
>default-lease-time about the duration requested
>by a client but how does this behave in the
>context of mac-address affinity for example.
default-lease-time will be used if a client
doesn't request a specific lease time. The client
requested time, or default-lease-time if the
client doesn't specify one, is then limited by
min-lease-time and max-lease-time.
It should have no effect on anything else (such as mac-affinity).
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