ip helper-address order

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May 1st, 2008

If I have 3 ip helper-addresses, is there a specific order in which they get used? Will they be used in the order they are listed under the interface?

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Correct Answer by Jon Marshall about 8 years 7 months ago

All 3 are used at the same time. So when a client asks for an IP address the router will forward the request to all 3 DHCP servers. The first to respond is the one used.

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Jon Marshall Thu, 05/01/2008 - 01:18

All 3 are used at the same time. So when a client asks for an IP address the router will forward the request to all 3 DHCP servers. The first to respond is the one used.

Jon

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