jbrandt at fsmail.bradley.edu
Fri Jul 19 14:12:54 UTC 2013
What is your need for reloading the config file? Adding networks and such,
always requires a reload, but there are ways to add hosts, subclasses, etc
that don't require reloading the config.
On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 9:06 AM, Steve Clark <sclark at netwolves.com> wrote:
> On 07/19/2013 09:31 AM, Steven Carr wrote:
> Man page for DHCPD 4.1.1-P1 states:
> Note: We get a lot of complaints about this. We realize that it would be
> nice if one could send a SIGHUP to the server and have it reload
> the database. This is not technically impossible, but it would require a
> great deal of work, our resources are extremely limited, and they can be
> better spent elsewhere. So please don't complain about this on the
> mailing list unless you're prepared to fund a project to implement this
> feature, or prepared to do it yourself.
> Hi Steven,
> Sorry for not reading the man page more carefully, I missed that part and
> went to end
> where most man pages talk about using SIGHUP to cause the process to
> re-read its
> conf file.
> Anyway thanks for the pointer.
> On 19 July 2013 14:12, Steve Clark <sclark at netwolves.com> wrote:
>> On 07/19/2013 08:32 AM, Niall O'Reilly wrote:
>> On 19 Jul 2013, at 13:27, Steve Clark wrote:
>> Is there a way to make dhcpd re-read it conf file. I did
>> looked in the man page and did a quick google but didn't
>> see a way. Maybe via omapi?
>> Restarting dhcpd works for me.
>> I suspect that the kind of method you suggest would
>> probably require stalling the service for a similar
>> duration as that caused by a restart.
>> Niall O'Reilly
>> I would really like something like send a SIGHUP, etc.
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