On 01/23/2017 06:49 AM, Simon Kelley wrote:
Actually, it's permitted to have more than once DHCP server, but the client is entitled to wait for some time to hear from them all, and then pick whichever one it prefers,
that's interesting... i can't say that i've ever heard that before... maybe it has been corporate policy on all the networks i've dealt with over the years?
it is something that i may do more research on because i don't want to pass bad information as i have apparently just done... do you have any pointers to documentation on this aspect of DHCP servers?
so trying to implement server priority by speed-of-reply is doomed to failure.
yup! seems to be that way :) thanks for the clarification! -- NOTE: No off-list assistance is given without prior approval. *Please keep mailing list traffic on the list* unless private contact is specifically requested and granted. _______________________________________________ Dnsmasq-discuss mailing list Dnsmasqfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.thekelleys.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/dnsmasq-discuss