DHCP restart with bulk lease data

glenn.satchell at uniq.com.au glenn.satchell at uniq.com.au
Tue Oct 29 03:29:37 UTC 2019

On 2019-10-29 07:31, Simon Hobson wrote:
> 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.

Hi Surya,

Maybe you need to look at the source code to see the conditions under 
which this file is created?


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