Serving Multiple Subnets on one NIC, and two vNICs

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Thu Aug 2 08:57:37 UTC 2012

Adam Wolfe wrote:

>Nah.  Not my problem.  That's the CCNAs job.  ;)  They say they can 
>take care of this at the router/switch level.  Something about 
>flagging the bcast request on the way to the dhcp server so when the 
>reply is made the switches then know where to send the reply back or 
>simply ignore it if it's not on their network.

You'd better describe your network fully, because what you've 
described does not tie in with the previous information. As Glenn 
says, it sounds more like you have a standard routed network setup in 
which case your server config is all wrong.

Simon Hobson

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