difference between DHCPREQUEST sent through rely on rebinding and renewing
nick.urbanik at optusnet.com.au
Thu Dec 8 11:25:38 UTC 2016
I have been asked what the difference is between the DHCPREQUESTs as
seen through a DHCP relay by the server.
The reason for the question is that the number of instances of
DHCPREQUESTs for clients in the rebinding state are reported to be
about five times higher than the DHCPREQUESTs for the clients in the
That seems so wrong. So is there a way to distinguish between these
two types of DHCPREQUESTs from the server's point of view? Or could
this report be correct, and if so, is the DHCP server having trouble,
or could there be a reason for this being true and the DHCP server
Note that the relay is sending both unicast to the DHCP server, as far
as I understand.
Nick Urbanik http://nicku.org 808-71011 nick.urbanik at optusnet.com.au
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