dhcp server IP pool monitoring
stenc at s-carlsen.dk
Fri Mar 14 19:56:44 UTC 2014
On 14/03/14 20.27, John Wobus wrote:
> I trust Linux a bit less though:
> interactively, I've closed a file with vi, then
> ran a program that appeared to miss the change.
> Would vi(m) manage to exit without any synch
> happening? (I've never noticed anything
> equivalent with dhcpd lease file handling.)
I have seen editors setting a modify time a bit into the future,
resulting that some sync SW misses that update.
Not sure about VI though.
> John Wobus
> Cornell University IT
> On Mar 13, 2014, at 5:54 AM, Simon Hobson wrote:
>> "Capriccio, Peter" <peter.capriccio at hp.com> wrote:
>>> All of the solutions that parse the lease file can never be 100%
>>> accurate because the real "stuff" is taking place in memory, is it not?
>> No, for any RFC compliant package, the leases file (or equivalent) on
>> disk will accurately reflect any leases before they are offered to
>> the client. This is certainly the case with the ISC DHCP server - all
>> lease information is written to the leases file and synced to disk
>> before the lease is offered to the client*
>> Worst case is that the lease file lags in-memory information by a few
>> * Though I believe the current version has a config option to delay
>> this a little for performance ?
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