Fwd: Rapid DHCP

Genes MailLists lists at sapience.com
Sun Jul 31 15:41:53 UTC 2011

On 07/31/2011 12:35 AM, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 11:30:30PM -0400, Genes MailLists wrote:
>> On 07/30/2011 06:49 PM, Dan Williams wrote:

>>> ...
>>> So we could presumptuously configure the interface
>>> with the previous address from the lease and then only tear it down
>>> if the DHCP server fails or rejects the renewal


>>   Probably best not to do this - as it can lead to duplicate IP's on the
> No, it cannot lead to duplicate IPs *if the lease is still valid*.  If
> the client has a cached lease, and the lease has not yet reached
> expiry, then the promise that the DHCP server has made to that client

  Okidok sure - I read the 'presumptively configure' .. 'if ..server ..
rejects renewal' differently ... thanks for correcting.


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