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Re: [suse-security] DHCP and IP Numbers ?
  • From: Ken Schneider <kschneider@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2003 09:51:34 -0500
  • Message-id: <1068216694.14837.34.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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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