[svlug] non-Linux DHCP server
florin at andrei.myip.org
Thu Jun 23 14:13:15 PDT 2005
On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 13:26 -0700, Florin Andrei wrote:
> Ok, I'm tired of maintaining a Linux box just to assign DHCP addresses
> on a small network. It's not a big deal, but it needs to be a _zero_
> deal (no upgrades, no failing hard-drives, lower power consumption,
> I'm thinking to get a Linksys router or something like that to act as a
> DHCP server.
Good discussion so far, thanks.
I really need DHCP, the network must be plug and play.
The other services (DNS, NTP) are on another network segment. This
segment really has only client systems and it's terminated at the
I can't forward DHCP since the firewall doesn't offer the capability.
I am not surprised to hear that there are scalability issues with
Linksys. What device was that, more precisely?
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