DHCP Failover with IPv6 on dhcpd 4.3.2

Marc Haber mh+dhcp-users at zugschlus.de
Sun Jul 19 08:44:24 UTC 2015

On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 12:48:12AM -0700, Shawn Routhier wrote:
> There isn’t a failover protocol defined for DHCPv6 yet and so
> dhcpd doesn’t attempt to implement failover for DHCPv6.

Ouch. And I assumed that the v4 failover protocol would seamlessly
port to v6.

The DHCP server should give less bizarre error messages in that case.

What is the recommended way to get DHCP redundancy for IPv6? Disjoint
ranges with the price of clients changing IP addresses in case of DHCP
server failure?


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