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Re: Can I run dnsmasq as boot server in my environment

On 2/29/2020 6:20 PM, deloptes wrote:
> john doe wrote:
>> I would rather look there to get it working with your current setup.
> looks like dnsmasq is more cooperative - I don't know how to do it with the
> current setup :/
>>> It seems however dnsmasq does the job
>>> with just few lines in the configuration.
>>> So I am wondering if I can allocate a range on the dhcp server and handle
>>> this range via dnsmasq. Perfect would be to keep the working part without
>>> too many modification as I do not want to regression test all the rest.
>> I don't think you can have two DHCP server running on the same ports, so
>> I would go one way or the other.
> yes this is true, but bootp is not the dhcp.
> Let me precise the question
> dnsmasq would do the bootp stuff and the dhcp server will provide the ips as
> usual. I saw one can turn off the bootp in isc-dhcp-server.
> Is this possible?

I know that you can disable DHCP and DNS functionalities in Dnsmasq,
so-in effect living only PXE boot functionality.

At the risk of being redundant, don't mix both approaches.

John Doe

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