failover partner state time in dhcpd.leases

藤原慎太郎 shintaro.fujiwara at
Tue Sep 13 10:11:57 UTC 2016

Thank you very much, Steinar, I appreciate your fast reply.

I also tested in v4.1 environment, but result was the same.

Is this what it should be?
If so, why is it?
Because this is the partner-stos?

Thanks in advance.


2016-09-13 18:40 GMT+09:00  <sthaug at>:
>> Hi, I'm using isc-dhcp-V3.0.5-RedHat.
>> I apply auto-partner down patch for 5 secs.
>> I don't understand why in failover mode, I get same time as it started
>> in dhcpd.leases as partner state.
> You're using a *very* old version of ISC DHCP, which hasn't been
> supported for many years. There are *lots* of bug fixes for the
> failover functionality in newer releases.
> I strongly recommend simply upgrading to a newer release. Please
> note that 3.0.5 is *not* interoperable with newer versions (so you
> cannot run a 3.0.5 server as part of a failover pair where the
> other server is 3.1.x or newer).
> Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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