DHCP Failover cluster uses MCLT value as lease time

Steven Carr sjcarr at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 10:59:04 UTC 2015

On 16 February 2015 at 09:26, Simon Hobson <dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
> Gordon Grubert <gordon.grubert+lists at uni-greifswald.de> wrote:
>> Is this is bug or a feature?
> AIUI it's a feature.

It's how the DHCP Failover protocol works, it gives out an MCLT lease
the first time a client gets a lease from the failover pair, that then
allows the peers to sync their leases databases in the background and
when the client renews it will get it's full 24h lease.


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