Performance Monitoring on dhcpd

lastsky lastsky lastsky at
Sat Apr 24 20:49:22 UTC 2010

this is not what you want, but useful too, see

> Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 20:54:18 -0700
> Subject: Performance Monitoring on dhcpd
> From: matt.causey at
> To: dhcp-users at
> Hi,
> I'm looking at our dhcpd infrastructure, and would like to instrument
> some monitoring.  I'd like to collect some latency metrics for dhcp
> transactions.  Like, how long are REQUEST/ACK transactions taking?
> What about REQ/OFFER/ACK transactions?
> I'm thinking I can parse dhcp logs to get this data.  But is there a
> better way?  How do the developers benchmark the performance of the
> server during normal runtime?
> --
> Matt
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