[ntp:questions] Interface IP address Change.
david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Fri Jul 4 21:02:50 UTC 2008
Danny Mayer wrote:
>> Interface addresses aren't supposed to change, not just for ntp. You
>> will probably also confuse named.
> No, named has handled that for a very long time.
The named I have had had for less than a very long time won't even
detect an interface going from down to up with the same address until
the next time it scans for new interfaces. I sometimes have to do rndc
reload to get connectivity back.
> Well operated ISP's and companies will change your IP address from time
> to time. Even my office network will change my IP address on my laptop
> even though it will renew my existing address if it's available.
They should not, because a client that is up should renew the lease long
before it expires. Even if the machine is offline, leases should be set
long enough to cover most normal offline time.
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