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Which routers won't assign IP addresses to other subnets?

If you have a large network and want to segment it with routers, find out which kind of routers you need to use so that your server doesn't assign IP addresses to other subnets, in this expert response with router expert Sudhanshu Gupta.

I have a large network and I want to segment it with routers. What kind of routers do I use, so that my DHCP server

does not assign IP addresses to other subnets?

John,

Routers block all broadcasts, meaning that it will stop DHCP broadcasts too, and will assign DHCP to the hosts on local subnets. You can use Cisco routers.

This was first published in July 2007

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