Buffer read error when reading leases file.

Shawn Routhier sar at isc.org
Thu Nov 14 00:19:53 UTC 2013

There was a bug such that the v6 lease file wasn't rotated.  This was fixed a while ago.


On Nov 13, 2013, at 3:46 PM, Steve wrote:

> Hi All,
> I’ve been trying to debug why our dhcp-v6 service wasn’t starting when this line appeared in syslog:
> dhcpd: /var/lib/dhcp/dhcpd6.leases: file is too long to buffer.
> Upon checking the file, I found it was a massive 6.2GB in file size!
> This server handles a floating number of around 300-500 clients-devices, how on earth could the leases file grown this large?
> Thanks
> Steve.
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