On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 12:45:28PM -0500, wkitt...@gmail.com wrote:
> 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?

RFC 2131, section 3.1, "Client-server interaction - allocating a network
address", step 3:

"The client receives one or more DHCPOFFER messages from one or more
servers.  The client may choose to wait for multiple responses.  The
client chooses one server from which to request configuration

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