parse problem with pool balance statements

Glenn Satchell glenn.satchell at
Wed Mar 16 12:03:13 UTC 2011

On 03/16/11 19:44, Ana Gallardo Gómez wrote:
> Hello Glenn,
>     I have use it many times in the past and it describes a nice basic
>     failover config. However, it predates the current pool balancing
>     algorithm, so it doesn't mention any of these settings:
> Where can I fount the algorithm?? I only found

You could look at the explanation in the dhcpd.conf man page.

>         max-lease-misbalance 15;
>         max-lease-ownership 10;
>         min-balance 60;
>         max-balance 3600;
>     Since these are the default values anyway, you could just comment
>     them out.
> Ok, but I can't use other values.

I understand that. It was a suggestion to help debug the configuration.

>     A useful way of debugging these kind of things is to comment out the
>     lines that give an error, even if they look right, one at a time.
>     Eventually things will either work or it will become apparent which
>     line is causing the problem.
>     Sometimes the parse engine trips up on a previous line, but doesn't
>     report a problem until a following line.
> Thant you for your recomendation and for your response.

No problem. I hope it helps.


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