[Mikrotik] Migrating/Duplicating DHCP server

Ty Featherling tyfeatherling at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 11:16:20 CDT 2012


Hmmm no backing up of dynamic leases. That's a deal breaker.

-Ty

On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Josh Luthman
<josh at imaginenetworksllc.com>wrote:

> No!  I don't know if there is a way to move the dynamic leases.
>
> You could do a binary backup if you have identical boxes, that involves
> rebooting...
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> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Wayne Eveland <support2 at greatlakes.net
> >wrote:
>
> > Does this method migrate the dynamic leases as well as the static
> reserved
> > ones?
> >
> > -Wayne
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [mailto:mikrotik-bounces at mail.butchevans.com] On Behalf Of Ty
> Featherling
> > Sent: Monday, July 23, 2012 11:08 AM
> > To: Mikrotik discussions
> > Subject: Re: [Mikrotik] Migrating/Duplicating DHCP server
> >
> > Any harm in going from a 2.x export to a 5.x box?
> >
> > -Ty
> >
> > On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Ty Featherling
> > <tyfeatherling at gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> > > Nice. I didn't expect it to be that easy. I think the automated backup
> > > just TFTPs the config over every so-often and NetWatches for the other
> > > to go down and assigns it's IP to itself.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > -Ty
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Bill Prince <
> > > part-15 at skylinebroadbandservice.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> When you export the config, any DHCP lease reservations will be under
> > >> /ip  dhcp-server lease
> > >>
> > >> I don't know to do the second/takeover on ROS.
> > >>
> > >> bp
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On 7/23/2012 7:17 AM, Ty Featherling wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> I have an old RB500 I had laying around setup as a DHCP server right
> > now.
> > >>> It is on an old version of ROS, I think it is 2.17. I want to move
> > >>> that server to another Routerboard running modern software. How can
> > >>> I migrate not only the settings, but the leases to a new box?
> > >>>
> > >>> Also, I remember someone saying you can set up a second RouterOS
> > >>> device as DHCP server that will shadow the primary and can be made
> > >>> to take over in the event of a failure. Anyone know how that is
> > >>> accomplished? Google was no help.
> > >>>
> > >>> -Ty
> > >>>
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