Startup Script for isc-dhcp-server ipv6

james crilly crillyjp at
Tue Jul 19 15:38:20 UTC 2016

I'm reaching out today for some assistance with my current isc-dhcp-server ipv4 and ipv6 environment.   Currently i'm running Debian Wheezy 32bit and the issue i have is isc-dhcp-server6 service wont start on boot up (i can manually start the service).  I copied the isc-dhcp-server startup config from etc/init.d and made below changes.   Unfortunately this didn't work. 
### BEGIN INIT INFO# Provides:          isc-dhcp-server# Required-Start:    $remote_fs $network $syslog# Required-Stop:     $remote_fs $network $syslog# Should-Start:      $local_fs slapd $named# Should-Stop:       $local_fs slapd# Default-Start:     2 3 4 5# Default-Stop:      0 1 6# Short-Description: DHCP server# Description:       Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Server### END INIT INFO
test -f /usr/sbin/dhcpd || exit 0
# It is not safe to start if we don't have a default configuration...if [ ! -f "$DHCPD_DEFAULT" ]; then echo "$DHCPD_DEFAULT does not exist! - Aborting..." if [ "$DHCPD_DEFAULT" = "/etc/default/isc-dhcp-server6" ]; then echo "Run 'dpkg-reconfigure isc-dhcp-server' to fix the problem." fi exit 0fi
. /lib/lsb/init-functions
# Read init script configuration[ -f "$DHCPD_DEFAULT" ] && . "$DHCPD_DEFAULT"
NAME=dhcpdDESC="ISC DHCP server"# fallback to default config fileDHCPD_CONF=${DHCPD_CONF:-/etc/dhcp/dhcpd6.conf}# try to read pid file name from config file, with fallback to /var/run/dhcpd.pidif [ -z "$DHCPD_PID" ]; then DHCPD_PID=$(sed -n -e 's/^[ \t]*pid-file-name[ \t]*"(.*)"[ \t]*;.*$/\1/p' < "$DHCPD_CONF" 2>/dev/null | head -n 1)fiDHCPD_PID="${DHCPD_PID:-/var/run/}"
test_config(){ if ! /usr/sbin/dhcpd -t $OPTIONS -q -cf "$DHCPD_CONF" > /dev/null 2>&1; then echo "dhcpd self-test failed. Please fix $DHCPD_CONF." echo "The error was: " /usr/sbin/dhcpd -t $OPTIONS -cf "$DHCPD_CONF" exit 1 fi}
# single arg is -v for messages, -q for nonecheck_status(){    if [ ! -r "$DHCPD_PID" ]; then test "$1" != -v || echo "$NAME is not running." return 3    fi    if read pid < "$DHCPD_PID" && ps -p "$pid" > /dev/null 2>&1; then test "$1" != -v || echo "$NAME is running." return 0    else test "$1" != -v || echo "$NAME is not running but $DHCPD_PID exists." return 1    fi}
case "$1" in start) test_config log_daemon_msg "Starting $DESC" "$NAME" start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile "$DHCPD_PID" \ --exec /usr/sbin/dhcpd -- \ -q $OPTIONS -cf "$DHCPD_CONF" -pf "$DHCPD_PID" $INTERFACES sleep 2
 if check_status -q; then log_end_msg 0 else log_failure_msg "check syslog for diagnostics." log_end_msg 1 exit 1 fi ;; stop) log_daemon_msg "Stopping $DESC" "$NAME" start-stop-daemon --stop --quiet --pidfile "$DHCPD_PID" log_end_msg $? rm -f "$DHCPD_PID" ;; restart | force-reload) test_config $0 stop sleep 2 $0 start if [ "$?" != "0" ]; then exit 1 fi ;; status) echo -n "Status of $DESC: " check_status -v exit "$?" ;; *) echo "Usage: $0 {start|stop|restart|force-reload|status}" exit 1 esac
exit 0

I really need this service to start on boot so any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
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