Solaris: 'boot net:dhcp' Fails with 'timeout waiting for BOOTP/DHCP reply' When Using Multihomed DHCP Server (Doc ID 1005841.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms

Symptoms

A multihomed dhcp server is set up to answer dhcp network boot requests for the client specified in the /var/dhcp/dhcp_network entry below.
(where dhcp_network is named after the network ID that the client is located. i.e. - 172_20_10_0. man dhcp_network for details):

/var/dhcp/dhcp_network:

Cause

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