How to check dhcpd status?

A.L.M.Buxey at A.L.M.Buxey at
Tue Jun 23 08:16:54 UTC 2009


> So far I could think of 2 options:
> 1) check if daemon process is on;
> 2) check the timestamp of dchpd lease file.
> But lease file may be empty when no leases given.
> Any better way of doing it?

run a virtual interface and request a DHCP lease, check for return value?


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