parsing dhcpd.leases file

Christof Chen christof at
Wed Apr 15 18:25:52 UTC 2009

> Thanks for the reply. The problem with just parsing the active lease
> file periodically is that when the file rotates, I will lose some
> transactions, and I would like to avoid it if possible. For example:

> Obviously there's a balance here between code complexity, and need to
> save all data. We can minimize the risk by parsing the file more
> frequently...

How about reading the lease file just once for the past leases and
continously parsing the interesting events out from the syslog?

Best regards,
   Christof Chen

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