Alternate DHCP/TFTP servers in your deployment?

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Apr 13th, 2007

I'm just wondering if others have used alternate DHCP/TFTP servers in their VoIP deployments. Our Cisco branded is nearing end of life, and rather than spending $$$ on another server, we'd like to simply migrated to our existing highly available central DHCP/DNS service. We're using Infoblox right now.

I hope there are others out there doing something similar.

I have this problem too.
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Aaron Harrison Tue, 04/17/2007 - 13:40

We always use customer's DHCP unless we have a good reason not to. Anything that's capable of supporting custom options will do (which really is any reputable one).

TFTP - we just use CallManager...anything else would be too painful due to the dynamic nature of it's content...

Regards

Aaron

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mparekh Tue, 04/17/2007 - 14:26

We use the Cisco Switch/Router as the DHCP server for the phones - setting up a seperate scope in each access switch. TFTP we use the CM for ease of management and upgrades of firmware on the IP Phones.

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