DHCP Redundancy

Bryan J. Smith thebs413 at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 1 23:03:57 UTC 2010

From: Matt Jenkins <matt at smarterbroadband.net>

> This is for a wireless ISP network built in a remote area where most of 
> the systems are on solar power. It will not be unheard of for any given 
> site to lose power for days or more. I need to be able to have dhcp 
> servers at each location that all share the same leases information....

I'm still struggling with a couple of concepts here ...
- Expectations on how to sync leases from multiple servers into one source
- Using the combined DHCP lease information on server(s) which not the authority 
for the leases anyway

Whether you NFS, Rsync or other solutions to provide the information to all 
servers, I don't know how you expect 18 discrete, authoritative servers to 
coordinate changes and provide for one another, "out-of-the-box."

It sounds like a custom development and integration.

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