On Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 03:25:36PM -0500, Carl Karsten wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 14, 2019 at 2:13 AM Geert Stappers wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 08:37:03AM +0200, john doe wrote:
> > > On 10/4/2019 1:25 AM, Geert Stappers wrote:
> > > > On Thu, Oct 03, 2019 at 06:01:17PM -0500, Carl Karsten wrote:
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> For any dhcp client request, server gives the same IP.
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Please let us, the mailinglist archive, know if
> > > >>>
> > > >>>     dhcp-range=10.1.2.3,10.1.2.3,255.255.255.248
> > > >>>
> > > >>> serves the request.
> > > >>
> > > >> What I don't know is how the lease comes into play
> > > >> when the 2nd machine comes on line.
> > > >
> > >
> > > To always get the same Ip address regardless of the device you connect
> > > to the server you could try the following (untested):
> > >
> > > dhcp-range=192.168.1.4,192.168.1.4,1m
> >
> > It would be nice to share the test results.
> >
> > Elaborating on how the "original problem" evoled would also be nice.
> >
> it's basically low budget HA.
> "how can we swap out this server and not have it's IP hard coded into it's
> config?"
> (server = box hosing mmqt server)
> Where its config is its local drive and conf files.
> It lets the dhcp server control all the IPs.  which may change over time,
> and the server and replacement server image don't care because they and
> everything else on the LAN will do dhcp.
> 
> The problem got kicked down the road.   current solution: "if we are
> swapping out server hardware, someone can poke the dhcp server and make it
> release the lease."
> 
> I'm pretty sure this is the answer:
>  /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf
> #send dhcp-client-identifier 1:0:a0:24:ab:fb:9c;
> 
> I think I can set
> send dhcp-client-identifier foo;
> on both servers, and both will be seen as "the same" to the dhcp server, as
> if the first box had been power cycled.

Feel free to share the test results of that thought.


Groeten
Geert Stappers
-- 
Leven en laten leven

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