Multiple DHCP Servers on one interface?

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Multiple DHCP Servers on one interface?

L1 Bithead

Hi everyone,

The proposed network layout is the following:


We have three seperate networks connected via a layer three device to a Palo Alto Box (the black Server in the picture). Can the Palo Alto be a DHCP server for the three seperate networks, if it is only connected to the downstream networks via the transfer network? In other words, can a DHCP server on one interface serve multiple networks?

Kind Regards,



Hi Moritz,

In my experience with the PAN DCHP server, you should not expect so much from it. It is a basic one: No DHCP options, no remote allocations...

The obvious workaround will be to configure the DHCP server in your L3 devices if a dedicate machine is not present.

Best Regards,


Yeah, that is what we did, pull DHCP off the Palo...



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