[DHCP] Clean up of the dhcpd.leases file

Chris Buxton chris.p.buxton at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 20:35:38 UTC 2012

On Mar 19, 2012, at 12:29 PM, Simon Hobson wrote:

> Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:
>>    That's actually exactly what I do, just delete the file.  Static IPs are defined in dhcp.conf, not in .leases.  The .leases file just gets updated every time there's a connection change.  I have yet to see any ill behavior from deleting it.  All the systems on the network will at some point renew without a problem.
> Please do not suggest that.
> Because you haven't seen a problem does **NOT** mean it is a safe or sensible thing to do.

Also, statics can be defined in either the conf file or the leases file.

Chris Buxton
BlueCat Networks

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