ISC DHCP on Virtual Machines

scott_stone at scott_stone at
Tue Jan 24 19:54:54 UTC 2012

yeah we run DHCPd on virtual machines quite often as well, and as long as the underlying subsystems are stable, we haven't had issues with it.

Scott Stone <scott_stone at>
Manager, DCS-RD
Trend Micro, Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: at [ at] On Behalf Of Andre Ruppert
Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 6:16 AM
To: dhcp-users at
Subject: Re: ISC DHCP on Virtual Machines

Am Tue, 24 Jan 2012 14:10:25 +0100
schrieb "LONGREE Yves (SDV/PSE)" <yves.longree at>:

> Let suppose multiple DHCP servers running in failover pairs,
> Considering putting  them on Virtual Machines (VMWARE) in order to
> spare physical servers:
> -       Is it technically possible ?

We're running several ISC-dhcpd on Linux KVM host systems (Debian &
SuSE) - no problems at all. Failover works too.....

Andre Ruppert
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