Multiple DHCP server processes

Niall O'Reilly Niall.oReilly at
Thu May 25 15:51:31 UTC 2006

On 25 May 2006, at 11:52, Arvids wrote:
> We have web fronted for dhcpd configuration, which
> are used very actively, so there is a need for dhcpd restart very  
> often. So
> we have to decrease dhcpd process start times.

I wonder whether you really need to deliver a new configuration
every time someone completes a web transaction.  You could accumulate
updates and deliver new configurations according to a fixed schedule.
We do this half-hourly during the working day (but not on the 00 and  

Best regards,

Niall O'Reilly
University College Dublin Computing Services

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