Re: Loss of Network Adress is DHCP Server failed for some hours

On Mon, Oct 02, Francesco Giudici wrote:

With that anyway you miss the option of having different connections
that could fallback if the "primary" one with dhcp fails.

How is it a failure if the DHCP server disappears, perhaps right after
it provided a lease? Well, there is likely some blurb in the RFCs about
what must be done when the lease expired. Defaulting to fail the
interface from NM point of view is certainly undesired behaviour.

A change in the default NetworkManager.conf can switch it off for
default connections leaving the feature there if needed:



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