Re: Can I get 2 diff. IP addresses from a DHCP server?

From: James Knott (
Date: 08/08/03

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    Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 10:45:40 GMT

    Iassen Hristov wrote:

    > Is it possible (and how) to setup a network interface to get 2 different
    > IP addresses (in the same subnet) from a DHCP server?
    > It would be basically like having setup aliases, except I can't do this,
    > since this is a DHCP server from my provider and I don't have static IPs.
    > I would not mind having 2 physical network adapters in the same machine,
    > but as far as I know they can't be in the same subnet.
    > I am trying to avoid the need for 2 separate machines.

    You cannot get 2 dhcp addresses. The dhcp server assigns them to a MAC
    address, so even if you used an alias, the server wouldn't know about it.
    It would simply see a 2nd request from the same computer.

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