DHCP server questions
darryl at osborne-ind.com
Thu Jan 18 20:31:23 UTC 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chuck Swiger [mailto:cswiger at mac.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 2:28 PM
> To: darryl at osborne-ind.com
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: DHCP server questions
> On Jan 18, 2007, at 11:59 AM, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> > I am considering modifying my web/email server by adding DHCP server
> > duties to it. Any problems with this idea ? I can reboot the
> > server if
> > I need to without screwing up the clients that already have IP
> > assigned,
> > can't I ?
> No, the DHCP server is a rather lightweight daemon and will not add
> much load to your current system. And yes, one could reboot the
> machine acting as your DHCP server without screwing up the clients
> which have already gotten a IP/lease.
> Note that rebooting a Unix system is normally not needed for
> short of installing a new kernel...
Thanks Chuck. I do grok that rebooting is only really needed for new kernel
installs. Just making network design decisions and want to avoid those
"Oh, crap" moments.
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