failover wich partener down; but getting error peer holds all free leases

red1 red red1dhcp at
Wed Jun 3 22:46:39 UTC 2009

Dear Experts;

I have 2 Dhcps servers, and were working fine wich failover configuration ,
when i put the one of them into state "partner-down"  by changine the last
state in /var/db/dhcp-leases
as documented in "man dhcpd.conf"

failover peer name state {
       my state partner-down;
       peer state state at date;

but i m still getting DHCPDISCOVER from 00:1b:xx:xx:xx:xx via
peer holds all free leases

please help

Kind Regards
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