Thilo Bangert thilo.bangert at
Wed Apr 18 07:22:28 UTC 2012

On Monday, April 16, 2012 08:00:39 AM W.J.M. Nelis wrote:
> Hello,
> > regarding monitoring of isc dhcp servers, i have thus far only found tools
> > which monitor pool exhaustion[*].
> > 
> > has somebody developed tools to monitor other metrics, like number and/or
> > type of requests processed or similar?
> We use a Perl script to incrementally scan the logfile of a ISC dhcp
> server, and report the number of dhcp actions since the last run of the
> script. The results are reported to Xymon. The output generated by Xymon is
> shown in the attachment. Please ignore message type 'netmon': that is a NLR
> specific extension.
> Is that what you are looking for?

yes - thank for sharing. very inspiring.

i came up with the following munin plugin which does something similar.

this has only been tested with an age old dhcpd server (3.x).
it uses logtail. newer install may prefer to use logtail2.

kind regards

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