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DHCP IP assignment for VPN Clients is not Supported

 

Information

 

Summary:

This article explains the reason DHCP for VPN client IP address assignment is not supported as stated in the Microsoft Always On VPN deployment guide section 1.6.

Environment:

Product: LoadMaster

Version: Any

Platform: Any

Application: Microsoft Always On VPN

Question/Problem Description:

Why DHCP for VPN client IP address assignment is not supported?

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Resolution:

This requirement/prerequisite is a Microsoft requirement and not a LoadMaster requirement.

"There are a number of considerations for VPN client connections:

  • VPN client traffic cannot be load balanced if VPN client addresses are allocated using DHCP. A static address pool is required."

For more information please refer to this Microsoft Article.

Workaround:  
Notes:

https://support.kemptechnologies.com/hc/en-us/articles/14337363365389

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/ras/cluster/plan/step-3-plan-a-load-balanced-cluster-deployment 


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