dhcpd failover: link startup timeout

Johannes Gilger gilger at rz.rwth-aachen.de
Thu Apr 23 09:09:24 UTC 2009

Johannes Gilger wrote:
> I've figured out how to set one dhcpd in my setup into partner-down 
> mode. Now I'm having a problem where, after one host returns, that both 
> hosts have a minutely:
> dhcpd2 dhcpd: failover: link startup timeout
> in their logfiles.

FYI, I figured out what was causing this minutely log-message: I am 
using monit to monitor the dhcpd-ports from the opposing host, and I 
didn't only monitor port 67 but also the port used for communication 
between the failover-hosts, which was what triggered this message.


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