Max number of DHCP servers?

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Max number of DHCP servers?

Hi all,

 

I have a PA-220 with PAN-OS 8.0.6. I run multiple VLANs on it and have configured 5 DHCP servers on 5 different VLAN interfaces. Now I'm wondering why this setup even works because when I read the PA-220 feature overview it says that only 3 DHCP servers are supported on this device.


See "Address Assignment" on https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/products/product-comparison.html?chosen=pa-220,pa-500

 

How is this limit enforced? Any explanation why I successfully run 5 DHCP servers?

 

In another thread talking about the PA-500 they say it's kind of a "soft limit":

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/General-Topics/DHCP-Server-maximum-limit-of-PA500/m-p/50433#M37...

 

Best Regards,
Denis

Community Manager

Re: Max number of DHCP servers?

Hi Denis

 

yes , this limit is not hard-enforced, but it is not supported (if you reach out to support they'll advice to remove 2)

 

 


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