failover / questions

Marc Haber mh+dhcp-users at
Thu Jul 9 19:20:15 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jul 09, 2015 at 10:13:09AM +0200, Peter Rathlev wrote:
> If you use a Redhat based OS then "service dhcpd stop" just sends a TERM
> signal to the running dhcpd process. I haven't used omshell to shut down
> a running server, but my guess is it does something a little different.
> Like nicely asking the process to exit.

SIGTERM is, according to the dhcpd manpage, a valid and documented way
to nicely ask the daemon to exit.


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