dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Tue Dec 11 12:09:36 UTC 2007
Simon Schlumpf wrote:
>Maybe this is interesting to, one minute before the client gets his
>IP, this appears in the log:
>Dec 10 09:08:52 intranet dhcpd: Wrote 0 deleted host decls to leases file.
>Dec 10 09:08:52 intranet dhcpd: Wrote 0 new dynamic host decls to leases file.
>Dec 10 09:08:52 intranet dhcpd: Wrote 112 leases to leases file.
>What does this mean?
That's just the server doing a cleanup of the leases file. The leases
file is a log - every time anything changes, a new record is appended
to the file.
Periodically, once an hour by default, the server writes out a new
file from it's in-memory data, and replaces the old file with this
new record. Without this step, the leases file would just keep
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