dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Thu Jul 23 14:20:26 UTC 2015
Niall O'Reilly <niall.oreilly at ucd.ie> wrote:
> The second part of the last sentence ("and attempts to return
> the same network address ...") is key. Until the pool is exhausted,
> the server meets this requirement by leasing a fresh, unused address.
While that is true, I think this situation is an example where that isn't actually the desired operation.
Glenn Satchell <glenn.satchell at uniq.com.au> wrote:
> Use DNS and call things by name rather than ip in your scripts.
That may work if your devices all provide a known and reliable host name - otherwise, how do you configure the DNS and/or find out what names to use ?
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