[hcs-d] Fwd: FAS Network Upgrade
quentin at MIT.EDU
Mon May 17 14:02:13 EDT 2010
That's sad... DHCP servers are supposed to ping the IP address they're
about to assign to confirm that it's not in use before they hand it out. I
~never see an IP conflict here as a result.
I wonder why FAS IT's DHCP servers don't do that?
On Mon, 17 May 2010, Byron Hood wrote:
> As much as I'd like for that to be true, it's unfortunately unlikely to end IP address conflicts. Too many people set up static IPs without first going to the networking team...
> Byron Hood
> Harvard College '13
> Quincy House
> On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 11:27 AM, Jim Danz <danz at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
> The end of IP address conflicts???
> Or, more importantly, the end of whiny emails from people to house lists confused about what their IP adress conflict means?
> Hey, I'm optimistic (though the conflicts have been really very intermittent for me).
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "FAS Information Technology" <help at fas.harvard.edu>
> Date: May 17, 2010 6:47 AM
> Subject: FAS Network Upgrade
> To: <netcontacts-list at lists.fas.harvard.edu>
> Beginning: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 3:00am
> Ending: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 6:00am
> Services or Regions Affected:
> FAS network DHCP
> To ensure quality of service performance and reliability, FAS IT will be
> performing a scheduled upgrade to network DHCP services. Intermittent
> interruptions of network connectivity are possible - but are not expected
> - during this event.
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