dhcp failover question
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.
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