DHCP restart with bulk lease data

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Mon Oct 28 20:31:00 UTC 2019

Surya Teja <suryateja042 at gmail.com> wrote:

> will it generates the multiple backup files when the data is too big?
> like dhcpd.lease ----> org file
>       dhcpd.leases~ -----> backup1
>        dhcpd.leases.<time_stamp> ----> backup2

No. The server writes out a new file, renames the existing one (deleting the old backup in the process), then renames the new one into place.

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