DHCP from separate interface

L1 Bithead

DHCP from separate interface

I feel like this is a fairly simple issue to solve - yet I'm having problems figuring it out:


My scenario:

I have an L3 interface that is acting as a DHCP server (eth1) as an example.

I want to get DHCP from that DHCP server on the PA from a separate interface (eth2).


My thought was to simply setup the other interface in L2 mode and it would bridge over.  This hasn't been easy no matter what option I've tried and I haven't been able to find any reference material on how to accomplish this correctly.


So my questions are obvious.  

1.) Is this doable?

2.) Reference or how



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Re: DHCP from separate interface

you could enable a second dhcp server on the other interface and have both in L3

you could also set both interfaces to L2 and then create a virtual L3 interface (in the vlan tab) and attach the dhcp server to the vlan interface so it will span all participating l2 interfaces

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Re: DHCP from separate interface

That makes sense - both L2 and VL3 is what I was going for.  Thanks!

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