make dhcpd assign two addresses
rharolde at umich.edu
Thu Feb 23 16:56:48 UTC 2017
On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:53 AM, Henri Wahl <h.wahl at ifw-dresden.de> wrote:
> > I do not think there is any way to tell a DHCP server to hand out more
> > than one IP to a client, or to tell the client to ask for more than one
> > IP on a given interface.
> > I think you might need to re-design your network.
> DHCPv6 allows that a server gives several addresses to clients. Problem
> is on the client side where all OS treat this differently. Windows since
> Vista takes them, macOS doesn't until today and Linux (or dhclient)
> should take them all too meanwhile. I do not know about FreeBSD in this
> For us problem was the server side so we wrote our own DHCPv6 server.
> See https://dhcpy6d.ifw-dresden.de - dhcpy6d serves multiple addresses
> to clients for years now in exactly such an ULA/GUA setup.
> Henri Wahl
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Thanks for explaining that. I have not used DHCPv6 yet, so I was assuming
it acted like DHCPv4. My mistake.
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