DHCP Failover - initial Configuration

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Thu Aug 9 15:02:44 UTC 2018

Philippe Maechler <plcmaechler at gmail.com> wrote:

> On of our access system is doing something like dhcp-snooping/dhcp-aging. When a client successfuly logs on with a DORA sequence, the clients mac address is allowed to communicate for a given time. unfortunately this time is hardcoded in the access system and not learnt from the DORA sequence.

That is bad and means the access system is BROKEN. No ifs or buts, it is **BROKEN**.
But I imagine you've already suggested this to the vendor and they've "declined to fix it".

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