Introducing DHCP
Subject:   Production Environments
Date:   2003-04-18 04:02:20
From:   anonymous2
It would be nice if you said a few things (since you're plannng for this to be a series) about DHCP in production environments. Typically I've seen DHCP used to handle desktops, but a lot of people are a bit wary of using it to assign IPs to production servers.

This leaves the problem of how to administer large production environments using DHCP. On the one hand, it's a hassle to assign IPs manually and on the other hand if the DHCP server goes down and someone tries to renew a lease, you lose a production system temporarily, and perhaps you lose more than one.

I know that failover and redundancy or on the horizon for ISC's dhcpd, but that's only part of the solution...

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