How to check if DHCP Server is running in a network

Niall O'Reilly Niall.oReilly at
Tue May 27 10:03:53 UTC 2008

On 27 May 2008, at 08:27, y vasavi wrote:

> if you can find the file, then dhcpd would be running  
> otherwise not.

	To depend on this is wishful thinking.
	If dhcpd died "mysteriously", the PID file might be left in place.

	Basides, as the OP pointed out, it's answering a different question.

	Best regards,

	Niall O'Reilly
	University College Dublin IT Services

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