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Old 07-02-2013, 08:52 PM   #1
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multiple DHCP


basically i can able to setup DHCP server
what i want to ask is how to have multi DHCP Server

for example

in my first dept group computer has DHCP starting up to 10
then my second dept group computer should be start at up to 10

bu my setup is only up to 254

Old 07-02-2013, 09:32 PM   #2
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A quick google fu search seems to indicate this is possible "IF" you have 2 ethernet cards in the computer you will be using for the DHCP server.

Is there two ethernet cards in there? Can you stick another one in there?
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:06 PM   #3
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Hi buttugly

thanks for your quick reply...
Old 07-05-2013, 03:21 PM   #4
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Alternatively if your second network is connected via a router, once you set the DHCP forwarding up on the router it will set the source address of the client in the DHCP Request before forwarding, allowing the server to allocate an address from the correct pool.


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