Failover peer outside pools?

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Thu Nov 5 10:38:29 UTC 2015

Nicolas Ecarnot <nicolas at> wrote:

> In our setup, I just noticed that amongst our hundreds of shared-networks using failover peers, some subnets have a strange configuration :
> I saw that in some rare cases, we have some subnets with *no* pool, thus *no* failover setup, where there's just one static reservation declared, and it is working.

That's not strange - it's normal.
As long as both servers have the same data, then both will reply (to broadcast requests) with the same offers - the client can accept either and get the same config.

So no problem.

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