General questions about failover, config changes and restarting

S Ca sjcarr at
Wed Mar 2 17:21:37 UTC 2016

On 2 March 2016 at 16:52, James Dore <james.dore at> wrote:> Hi Glenn,
> I ask because we’ve had occasions in the past where I’ve restarted the first server, but left the second for a couple of hours, and we stop getting addresses issued to new clients. This is the kind of log message we get during this situation -

Sync is finished when both peers return to NORMAL mode. You need to
restart both servers (just kill dhcpd and restart it) one after
another or you're likely to run into issues with the pools not
matching, and then you'll run into issues with not leasing IPs.


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