Two DHCP servers

William LeFebvre bill at
Tue Apr 22 16:32:41 UTC 2008

Szemerédy Gábor wrote:
> Hello!
> We have a DHCP server listening on subnet (On the server 
> with address
> One of the addresses , lets say , we plan to use as a LTSP 
> server for thin clients.
> So we installed the second network interface card with the address 
> and our server ( now connects to the 
> internet via interface segment , and the thin clients are 
> connected to to this server via subnet 192.168..0.0. In Ltsp server 
> there is a DHCP server which is listening on subnet
> Will these two DHCPs generate a conflict?

No.  Each server should only serve addresses from its own network.  And 
unless your LTSP server is forwarding DHCP requests between networks, 
they won't even see each other's traffic.


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