what is a suitable scope for isc dhcp?
dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Mon Jun 28 07:09:27 UTC 2010
Julie Xu wrote:
>if I need list 30,000 host statement, is dhcpd will crash? or some
>perfermance isse? ( I mean using unix or linux box).
I don't know about that, but I do know some people are running very
large installations (I vaguely recall someone is serving in excess of
200k clients). Performance is usually limited by IO, so even a modest
processor will cope as long as the IO (mostly disk) can keep up.
There are some tunings that can improve things.
>if possible isc dhcpd can work with database? or if possible can
>seperate host statements from dhcpd.conf file as an extended file?
Yes, you can use include files so your hand built dhcpd.conf can
include a separate file which you can build from a database.
Perhaps you could elaborate on what you want to achieve, 30k host
statements may not be the best way to do things.
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