[Dnsmasq-discuss] MAN Page Link Broken? and redundancy question

Carlos Carvalho carlos at fisica.ufpr.br
Sat Sep 5 01:04:14 BST 2009

richardvoigt at gmail.com (richardvoigt at gmail.com) wrote on 4 September 2009 15:23:
 >You could split the address pool into two and configure half on each.
 >Then during normal operations there will be a race to offer an
 >address, the client will accept only one.  If one fails, the other
 >will continue offering addresses.  If one runs out of addresses, the
 >other continues to work fine.  The only problem would be if one fails
 >and the other runs out of addresses.

Perhaps you can configure the full pool in both, provided you don't
use no-ping. This way each server will send a ping and if it gets an
answer it won't offer that address, even if it's not in its list of
leases because the client chose the other server.

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