We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

dhcp server configuration in multiple VLANS environment.

iftekhar
iftekhar asked
on
Medium Priority
1,384 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-11
hi...

I have a server farm VLAN and my other department each in separate VLAN. I want to configure DHCP server which is Serve Farm. All the depts can access the server farm. My only concern is how to create scope for each VLAN and specify the Scope to the required VLAN.

Thanks...
Comment
Watch Question

I only see a way to do this if you have all mac addresses of your pc's and the vlan where they are located.
I do not see a direct way to have a link between your dhcp and your switches as they are not on the same Level in the OSI model.

Commented:
Unlock this solution and get a sample of our free trial.
(No credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION
also if you configure 2 scopes that are on the same vlan (and subnet) as the interfaces on each vlan then the DHCP server will know which scope to assign IP's from based on which switchport the request came from.

Yes, you will also need an ip helper address in the form ip helper <IP of your DHCP server>

hope this helps
Unlock the solution to this question.
Thanks for using Experts Exchange.

Please provide your email to receive a sample view!

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.