Biggest installation of ISC DHCP?

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Sat Jan 19 09:11:10 UTC 2008

Nick Urbanik wrote:

>One thing that I would do now instead of the "next file" solution to
>the hourly restarting problem is to simply have the server write its
>leases to a DB file.  That way it would remain at a constant size and
>wouldn't need aggregating or restarting.  Startup time is a
>consideration when the log-structured leases file is more than 300MB
>in size, and hourly restarting just becomes a problem.

As long as you are aware of why it was done that way, and can 
replicate the "commit to permanent storage before offering lease" 
required by the RFC.

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