Performance issue ( maybe )

Tom Schmitt TomSchmitt at
Tue Sep 7 07:52:12 UTC 2010

> Von: Bjarne Blichfeldt <bjb at>
> Betreff: RE: RE: Performance issue ( maybe )

> > This is a very short timeframe (one minute) between your logline. 
> > 
> > One minute is okay if you only have a few subnets. But if you have a
> > bigger amount of subnets you should consider a higher value. For 
> > example, I have set this value to 2 hours.
> Sorry not sure which timer value you mean here ?

max-balance 7200;
In the failover-paragraph. Use "man dhcpd.conf" and look for max-balance.

> Not so far fetched, see my previous mail. We had a lot of failover
> timeouts, starting the afternoon before.
> Then it just went south from there.

Do you have some kind of monitoring-process in place which would restart dhcpd after a crash?

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