Configuring DHCPv6 High Availability - BlueCat Address Manager - 8.3.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

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BlueCat Address Manager
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8.3.0

Configuring DHCPv6 High Availability begins by assigning two DHCPv6 deployment roles to the same DHCPv6 range.

To configure DHCPv6 High Availability:

  1. From the configuration drop-down menu, select a configuration.
  2. Select the IP Space tab. Tabs remember the page you last worked on, so select the tab again to ensure you're on the Configuration information page.
  3. Click the IPv6 tab. In the IPv6 Blocks section, click the FC00::/6 or the 2003::/3 address space.
  4. Under Address Space, navigate to the IPv6 block or IPv6 network containing the DHCPv6 High Availability ranges.
  5. Click the Deployment Roles tab.
  6. Under Deployment Roles, click New and select DHCP Role.
  7. Under Role, select Master from the Type drop-down list.
  8. Under Primary Server, click Select Server Interface page opens.
    1. Under Servers, click a server name or xHA pair.
    2. Under Server Interfaces, select the server interface and click Add. If necessary, click Up to return to the list of servers.
    The selected server interface appears in the Server Interface section and a new Secondary Server section also appears. If necessary, click Remove to delete the server and start again.
  9. Under Secondary Server, click Select Secondary Server Interface to add a secondary server for DHCPv6 High Availability. The Select Server Interface page opens.
    1. Under Servers, click a server name or xHA pair.
    2. Under Server Interfaces, select the server interface and click Add. If necessary, click Up to return to the list of servers.
    The selected server interface appears in the Secondary Server section. If necessary, click Remove to delete the server and start again.
  10. Under Change Control, add comments, if required.
  11. Click Add.
  12. Deploy DHCPv6 to both servers or xHA pairs.