redundant IP helper

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May 8th, 2007
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Hi all


when configuring 2 or more IP helper-address servers. what is the default behaviour. Round robin, or 1st listed is Primary etc..


I will keep on looking for a documented confirmation.


TIA


Sam

Correct Answer by Jon Marshall about 10 years 1 month ago

Hi Sam


Both ip helper-addresses are used at the same time ie the router will forward a unicast to all the servers listed as helper addresses. It's then down to who answers first to the client.


HTH


Jon

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Jon Marshall Tue, 05/08/2007 - 00:14
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Hi Sam


Both ip helper-addresses are used at the same time ie the router will forward a unicast to all the servers listed as helper addresses. It's then down to who answers first to the client.


HTH


Jon

cisco_lad2004 Tue, 05/08/2007 - 04:25
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thanks ! can u point me to a link where this is documented.


Sam

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