leases file not growing in recover mode

Nick Urbanik nick.urbanik at
Sun Dec 18 01:47:44 UTC 2016

Dear Folks,

I have two busy pairs of DHCP servers, each with one partner in
partner-down mode, with the other partner in recover mode.  MCLT is
one hour.

One pair is doing fine, with the machine in recover mode dutifully
building its file of leases.  There is a lot of chatter on port 519.

However the other pair worry me: the lease file is unchanged in size,
after quite a while of recover/partner-down modes.  There is not much
happening on port 519.

Any suggestions on ways to encourage the second pair to talk together more?
Nick Urbanik 808-71011 nick.urbanik at
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