option "fixed-address" limitations

Niall O'Reilly niall.oreilly at ucd.ie
Fri Feb 22 11:23:26 UTC 2019

On 22 Feb 2019, at 8:57, a-plant wrote:

> I have a problem: I have to list about 200 hosts with a fixed IP 
> address.
> Are there any limitations on the number of hosts that can be listed 
> with the "fixed-address" clause?

Practically, no.

Strictly, everything is limited by available system resources.

I have a fuzzy memory of a stage in migrating from BOOTP to DHCP
before introducing the use of pools, when there were thousands
of fixed-address host declarations in the configuration.

Best regards,

Niall O'Reilly

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