high performance open source DHCP solution?

Anton Yuzhaninov citrin at citrin.ru
Wed Jul 20 07:55:58 UTC 2011

On Tue, 19 Jul 2011 23:26:55 -0300, Rogelio wrote:
R> The free DHCP solution, ISC, seems to be having scaling issues (i.e.
R> handling only about 200 DHCPDISCOVER and 20 DHCPRENEW requests), and I
R> was wondering if anyone had any open source suggestions of solutions
R> that could scale much better?

1. May be it is possible to decrease load of DHCP server by increasing
lease time.
If address pool is the limit, adaptive-lease-time-threshold option in ISC dhcpd may be

2. Which dhcpd version is used? According to changelog 4.2 has some
performance improvements.

 Anton Yuzhaninov

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