DRP server startup

José Queiroz zekkerj at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 19:35:36 UTC 2015

2015-11-25 16:07 GMT-02:00 Friesen, Don MTIC:EX <Don.Friesen at gov.bc.ca>:

>   Snooping vnet0 I see relayed traffic that the relay has forwarded to the
> server.  We do not run local traffic, so the servers will never directly
> see broadcasts.  Since this server is not production and has never served
> out any addresses, the remote clients will not be unicasting to it.  The
> relays will convert all broadcast to unicast and forward to the server
> list.  Since it retains the full list of 105000+ leases, the configuration
> for those networks is understood, otherwise it would flush the lease
> database.

Are you seeing this server's address in the address list?
Are you sure that the requests are coming in the only active interface
(vnet0), and not in one of the others (vnet1-3)?

>    I don’t think I’ll know more until I get a chance to turn up both DRP
> servers as a paired set and watch them converge.

I believe that even when a secondary DHCP server comes up without it's
primary peer, it should work immediatelly, as long as the working
prerequisites are met (configure interfaces, configured subnets, configured
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