shared-subnet for single subnet (Was: about concept "group", "shared-network", and "subnet", thanks.)
dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Apr 20 22:03:57 UTC 2011
Stemen, Andrew Michael wrote:
> > >It is my practice (and I recommend it to others) that every network
>> >have a shared-network statement, simply for greater clarity, even if
>> >there is only one subnet on that network.
>> I'll disagree there and suggest not using shared networks if you
>> don't need them. It's another level of nesting to get confused over,
>> and it's something else to confuse a novice admin that has to take
>> over when you get knocked down by the proverbial bus.
>Would you consider my suggestion to be outright incorrect, or just
Personal preference, there's no technical reason.
I'd argue that for most users, they haven't got shared-networks and
it's cleaner to leave them out. Where you do use them, they stand out
more by being different.
And it's less typing !
Like many things, not a matter of right or wrong, just different
approaches to it.
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