Wireless Networks Thread, 2 dhcp servers in Technical; just setup a 2nd DHCP server serving different ranges in the same subnet. mainly dhcp is for laptops but we've ...
24th June 2009, 01:22 PM #1
2 dhcp servers
just setup a 2nd DHCP server serving different ranges in the same subnet. mainly dhcp is for laptops but we've started adding newer machines with reservations.
It's just occurred to me that if all the reservations are on 1 server and the computer goes to the other....
what to do...between an 2003server dhcp and an ubuntu dhcp
put the reservations on both?
tell the ubuntu one to check the 2003 one somehow?
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24th June 2009, 01:29 PM #2
You need identical reservations on each server.
24th June 2009, 01:38 PM #3
why do you need 2 DHCP servers?
24th June 2009, 01:54 PM #4
For redundancy and load balancing.
24th June 2009, 02:18 PM #5
ok. that's what i kind of thought.
Originally Posted by powdarrmonkey
I can export the reservations with netsh. is there a netsh like command for adding them on ubuntu? (dhcp3-server)
24th June 2009, 03:04 PM #6
There isn't a command at all, reservations are defined in a config file that you need to write (there may be tools, I don't know of any). It's plain text and so is the export, so a little sed and awk and you'll be away
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