[K12OSN] 2 DHCP Servers

Robert Arkiletian robark at telus.net
Mon May 17 07:16:06 UTC 2004

Thanks, Dan I just read 


and it seems very simple. I would like to thank this list for it's great 
support I really appreciate all the responses. 

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary

On Sunday 16 May 2004 5:56 pm, Dan Bo wrote:
> OK, ,I held off talking because I was sure that
> someone would mentione this, but why not use the VCI
> switch on Romomatic?:
>  	Require an encapsulated Vendor Class Identifier of
> "Etherboot" in the DHCP reply Requires DHCP support.
> Enabling this makes the boot ROM require a Vendor
> Class Identifier of "Etherboot" in the Vendor
> Encapsulated Options This can be used to reject
> replies from servers other than the one we want to
> give out addresses to us, but it will prevent
> Etherboot from getting an IP lease until you have
> configured DHCPD correctly.'
> You can operate two DHCP servers on the same port, but
> the Etherbooted computer will only respond to the one
> that specifies that it is for Etherboot. No messy
> setup.  No recompiling.
> Dan

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