[Kea-users] Kea as a foreground process

Toby Walsh walshtj at gmail.com
Sun Dec 18 20:26:07 UTC 2016

Oops. I was running keactrl and was sure running the kea-dhcp4 server
directly did the same thing. But yes, running the server directly runs it
in the foreground, exactly what I needed. Thanks Francis.

On Mon, 19 Dec 2016 at 02:15 Francis Dupont <fdupont at isc.org> wrote:

> Toby Walsh writes:
> > I'm messing around with building Kea in a Docker container. I was
> wondering
> > if there's any intention to enable Kea to run as a foreground process or
> if
> > anyone else has a suggestion to make it place nicely with the Docker
> > process philosophy?
> bind and ISC DHCP have command line options to not daemonize. Kea servers
> have none but don't daemonize (i.e., they stay in foreground without
> closing standard in, out and error, nor create a new login session.
> So I don't understand what is your problem? (i.e., IMHO there is
> nothing to solve).
> Regards
> Francis Dupont <fdupont at isc.org>
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