Does CatOS 8.x support DHCP forwarding requests?

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Currently I got one C6509, running on CatOS 8.3(3). Under IOS, there is a statement, "ip helper-address" but couldn't find a similiar statement for CatOS.

Is there a way for me to forward DHCP request to another DHCP server (in another segment)?

Thank you.

Correct Answer by glen.grant about 6 years 11 months ago

Catos has always been the layer 2 switching side so there would be no forwarding statements there. Wherever the routing is done,whether the layer 3 msfc card if it has one or some other layer 3 device that is doing the routing for the vlans is where you would use ip helper statements .

Correct Answer by Reza Sharifi about 6 years 11 months ago

You can login to MSFC(router) any apply the helper-address to the vlan interface.

HTH

Reza

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Reza Sharifi Thu, 03/04/2010 - 17:43

You can login to MSFC(router) any apply the helper-address to the vlan interface.

HTH

Reza

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glen.grant Thu, 03/04/2010 - 18:33

Catos has always been the layer 2 switching side so there would be no forwarding statements there. Wherever the routing is done,whether the layer 3 msfc card if it has one or some other layer 3 device that is doing the routing for the vlans is where you would use ip helper statements .

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