No Free Addresses?

Bob Proulx bob at
Tue Dec 14 16:47:24 UTC 2010

W.J.M. Nelis wrote:
> Bob Proulx wrote:
> > My Question: How can I tell why the dhcpd daemon ran out of free
> > addresses?  Is there a tool that I can use to scan the dhcpd.leases
> > file and have it report the status of each IP?  There are a lot of
> > addresses and tracing the file manually is quite tedious.
> If you are using Xymon, a (Perl) script developed here might be of use.
> It reports the number of active, free and backup leases in each pool to
> Xymon. The latter may send an alert if the number of free leases is low
> or zero. The collected statistics are shown in graphs, one per pool. If
> you are interested, lease send me an e-mail.

I haven't been using Xyman.  I have heard of Hobbit and see that there
has been a project name change.  Thanks for that suggestion.  I will
look into it.


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