can dhcpd keep working when encountering a syntax error

Bruce Hudson Bruce.Hudson at
Wed Sep 2 20:15:24 UTC 2020

On Wed, Sep 02, 2020 at 10:24:48AM -0500, Pat Dery wrote:
> is it possible to configure dhcpd to keep working when the dhcpd.conf
> contains a syntax error

    The usual way to do this would be to create a script for restarting
the DHCP server. Then, before restarting the server, use the "-t" option
to test the configuration file. If the test fails, exit and leave the
old version running.
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