Two DHCP servers
bill at lefebvre.org
Tue Apr 22 16:32:41 UTC 2008
Szemerédy Gábor wrote:
> We have a DHCP server listening on subnet 192.168.42.0. (On the server
> with address 192.168.42.1)
> One of the addresses , lets say 192.168.42.11 , we plan to use as a LTSP
> server for thin clients.
> So we installed the second network interface card with the address
> 192.168.0.254 and our server (192.168.42.11) now connects to the
> internet via interface 192.168.42.0 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 192.168.0.0.
> 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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