netreg Revisited

Allie Hopkins allie at
Thu Mar 24 20:12:04 UTC 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 2:58 PM, Bruce Hudson <Bruce.Hudson at> wrote:
>> I looked into OMAPI about a year ago when we did a code overhaul on our
>> current (in-house) system... but it seemed too new and untested to me,
>> not to mention the changes not persisting over restarts.
>    We've been using OMAPI for several years now so I am not sure how
> mature something has to be before it is "too new and untested".
>    Change are stored in the lease database so they do persist across
> restarts. We no longer have any host definitions in our ResNet DHCP
> config. They are all in the lease database.

Ditto for us.  Changing from a config file edit then stop/start
process to OMAPI was the best thing we could have done.  The changes
are instant with the clients only needing a release/renew rather than
"Please wait 5 minutes".

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