[Dnsmasq-discuss] Making dnsmasq make OFFER faster than virtualbox NAT DHCP

wkitty42 at gmail.com wkitty42 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 17:45:28 GMT 2017

On 01/23/2017 06:49 AM, Simon Kelley wrote:
> Actually, it's permitted to have more than once DHCP server, but the client
> is entitled to wait for some time to hear from them all, and then pick
> whichever one it prefers,

that's interesting... i can't say that i've ever heard that before... maybe it 
has been corporate policy on all the networks i've dealt with over the years?

it is something that i may do more research on because i don't want to pass bad 
information as i have apparently just done... do you have any pointers to 
documentation on this aspect of DHCP servers?

> so trying to implement server priority by speed-of-reply is doomed to
> failure.

yup! seems to be that way :)

thanks for the clarification!

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