ISC DHCP query?

Glenn Satchell glenn.satchell at
Mon Apr 23 12:51:15 UTC 2012

Hello Ameen

This question was answered last week, and the answer was no. It is not 
possible to have a single instance of dhcpd handling both IPv4 and IPv6. 
The documented method is to have two processes running, one for each 
protocol. Each instance requires its own configuration, pid and lease files.


On 04/23/12 19:04, ameen.shajahan at wrote:
> Please respond to the below mail.
> *From:*Ameen Shajahan (WT01 - GMT-Telecom Equipment)
> *Sent:* 23 April 2012 12:44
> *To:* 'Users of ISC DHCP'
> *Subject:* ISC DHCP query?
> Hi all,
> I want to know the below queries.
> 1.ISC DHCP-4.2.3 allows to run DHCP server as DHCPv4 or v6 at a single
> time. So client can able to get IPv4 or IPv6 address at a time not both.
> 2.Is ISC will support this dual IP facility to clients in near future?
> 3.Is there any draft available if they are implementing this dual
> support feature currently .
> Thanks,
> Ameen S
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