client-hostname not syncing between failover peers

David Ehrmann david at
Sat Feb 21 23:30:08 UTC 2009

David Ehrmann wrote:
> I set up two servers to act as dhcp servers in a failover configuration. 
> Everything works fine except for the missing client-hostname string in
> dhcpd.leases.  The lease entry will show up on both servers, but
> client-hostname is only on the server that handed out the lease.
> Both report running version isc-dhcpd-V3.1.0, and the system clocks are
> within a few seconds of each other.
I checked with tcpdump, and this isn't being sent.

Does anyone know where the code in dhcp-4.1.0 is that sends new leases 
to the other failover peer?
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