ISC DHCP 3.0.6 is now available

Aggarwal Vivek-Q4997C Q4997C at
Thu Aug 23 13:36:12 UTC 2007

Im under root user and permissions are 644
Still it is not working

-----Original Message-----
From: dhcp-users-bounce at [mailto:dhcp-users-bounce at] On
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Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2007 6:55 PM
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Subject: RE: ISC DHCP 3.0.6 is now available

> Hi
> I have configured /etc/dhcpd.conf file and now Im trying to start the
> DHCP Serive by entering command service dhcpd start but it shows me
> Can't open lease database /var/lib/dhcpd/dhcpd.leases: Permission
> --
>   check for failed database rewrite attempt!
> Im using dhcp-3.0.6 version.  I have already created the dhcpd.leases
> file under the mentioned path. Im working in root user.
> Can anyone tell what can be the issue and how can I resolve it
> Regards
> Vivek Aggarwal
What are the file permissions?  640 or 644 should work.

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