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RE: RE: [suse-security] DHCP and IP Numbers ?
  • From: "Benoit Gariod" <ben@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 16:16:02 +0100
  • Message-id: <KNEOIEKNJIOHLAPDKAHHCEGECCAA.ben@xxxxxxxx>
i think he meant his cluster nodes are dynamically addressed, not his
we could have used a bit more info though :D
i still don't see what this is doing on this list though.

Benoit Gariod

-----Original Message-----
From: Ken Schneider [mailto:kschneider@xxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 3:52 PM
To: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [suse-security] DHCP and IP Numbers ?

On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 09:39, remote wrote:
> Hi !
> I have a question about how DHCP is working. You see, I try to set up
> a small cluster of boxes to do some parallel computing. The Name
> Resolution in this cluster is supposed to work with DHCP. Things seem
> to run smoothly, but after some time, my parallel process is
> interrupted, with no error message at all. I `d like to know if DHCP
> reassigns new IPs after a certain amount of time and if this could
> interrupt my parallel processes (I tried both MPICH and rsh).
> Any suggestions ?

You should NEVER put servers on DHCP, servers should only ever have
fixed addresses.

> Thanks,
> Jörg
Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)

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