[CentOS] dhcp lease-time

Timothy Murphy gayleard at alice.it
Thu Jan 5 01:01:48 UTC 2012


Why is the default lease-time set to only 10 minutes (600 seconds)
in /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf (CentOS-6.2) as distributed?

Why is not set to a much longer time?
Is there any disadvantage in doing that?
Or conversely, is a short lease-time safer in some way?

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