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Enclosure Base IP Address (EBIPA) lease time question

 
chuckk281
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Enclosure Base IP Address (EBIPA) lease time question

Meg asked an IP address question:

 

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Are the enclosure IP address lease times user configurable?  Can’t find anything in the gui.

 

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Monty replied:

 

No – the EBIPA lease times are fixed at 4 minutes on the Onboard Administrator.

 

Hoa asked:

So what happen if the lease time extends beyond 4 minutes how the OAs deal with that?

 

Monty replied:

We are talking about the Onboard Administrator EBIPA feature which employs a DHCP service customized to issue an IP address to a bay enabled for EBIPA based on a specific bay DHCP request.

 

The OA EBIPA DHCP service has a fixed lease time.  The DHCP clients request renewals in accordance with the DHCP RFC – typically beginning after the half-life of the lease.

 

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Any comments or questions??