SIGHUP on Solaris 9

Jeff Wieland wieland at
Fri Nov 21 22:07:20 UTC 2008

Marc Perea wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm running dhcpd 3.1.1 on Solaris 9 and am having a problem when trying 
 > to send a SIGHUP signal to the daemon in order to have it reread the
> dhcpd.conf file. Instead of reloading its config, my daemon just terminates 
> as if I'd sent a SIGTERM instead. Is this the intended behavior, am I doing 
> something wrong, or is there some other way to re-read the conf file after 
 > the daemon is running?
> Marc Perea
> Network Support Engineer
> SRT Communications, Inc.

Yes -- you should read the man page for dhcpd.  Ths short version
is that you have to restart dhcpd to see the change.
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