Re: Can I get 2 diff. IP addresses from a DHCP server?
From: James Knott (bit_bucket_at_rogers.com)
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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