Thumb-rule for determining the Ratio in a DHCP Split-Scope Deployment

In a previous post, I had discussed How to use Split-Scopes in DHCP for a Robust Deployment. Some of you wrote back asking why is a 80:20 split better than a 60:40 or 50:50 split. Let me try to answer how the ratio of the split should be determined.   An 80:20 split of the…

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How to use Split-Scopes in DHCP for a Robust Deployment

When should you configure Split Scopes in your DHCP deployment? Split-scopes are intended for scenarios where you need some backup capability for DHCP when servicing a given subnet, but you don’t want to deploy a DHCP server cluster. In this case, you can use 2 stand-alone DHCP servers to back each other up using split-scopes….

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