How to sync a Linux secondary DHCP server?

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Wed Aug 1 13:59:50 UTC 2018

You could do that with dynamic tho I'm not sure what the point of that would be unless you are talking DHCPv6 where failover isn't supported and addresses are plentiful. 

> From: "Sandra Schlichting" <littlesandra88 at>
> To: "Users of ISC DHCP" <dhcp-users at>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 9:36:01 AM
> Subject: Re: How to sync a Linux secondary DHCP server?

>> You could do that as long as there are no dynamic leases (ie: everyone has a
> > fixed-address or similar).

> > You would want to make sure that you didn't have:

> > authoritative;

>> in the config file as that would cause the servers to NAK each other's traffic
> > (I think it still would with fixed-address).

> So if I made sure that each dhcp server served dynamic leases in
> different ranges, so no overlap, would it then be a good setup?
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