dhcp failover question

Rob Moser Rob.Moser at nau.edu
Thu Feb 22 21:08:48 UTC 2018

Simon Hobson <dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
> Julie Xu <J.Xu at westernsydney.edu.au> wrote:

> > -          Can I setup them behind LB?

> No. You cannot load balance requests, because it would mean clients randomly contacting a server that knew nothing about it's lease.

Well to be fair, most modern load-balancers will have some method of sending the same client persistently to the same back-end server.  But how to achieve that would be a question for the folks who built/run your load-balancer; dhcpd doesn't have anything to do with it.

     - rob.

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