[Kea-users] lease reading error

Munroe Sollog mus3 at lehigh.edu
Tue Oct 25 21:01:16 UTC 2016


I agree that the file is 'damaged' in some way, and of course if I delete all of the leases I expect
it to start fine, but I'd like to figure out the root cause before I just blow the file away.

- Munroe

On 10/25/2016 04:59 PM, Todd Simmons (todsimmo) wrote:
> I had the same issue after the vm server was shutdown improperly after a power outage. I opened the file in VI and deleted all the leases (after saving a copy of course) and then it worked just fine. 
> 
> It's possible the file is damaged and that's causing the problem. 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Oct 25, 2016, at 3:44 PM, Munroe Sollog <mus3 at lehigh.edu> wrote:
>>
>> running 1.0.0 code.  I stopped the service a while and then when I went to start it I got the
>> following error:
>>
>> kea-dhcp4[14193]: 2016-10-25 16:35:28.129 ERROR [kea-dhcp4.dhcp4/14193] DHCP4_INIT_FAIL failed to
>> initialize Kea server: configuration error using file '/etc/kea/kea-dhcp4.conf': exceeded maximum
>> number of failures 100 to read a lease from the lease file /var/lib/kea/kea-leases4.csv
>>
>>
>> # kea-dhcp4 -V
>> 1.0.0
>> tarball
>> linked with:
>> log4plus 1.0.4
>> OpenSSL 1.0.1t  3 May 2016
>> database:
>> MySQL backend 3.0, library 5.5.52
>> PostgreSQL backend 2.0, library 90409
>> Memfile backend 2.0
>>
>>
>>
>> A quick google search yeilded the comments from the header file that causes the error output, but I
>> don't understand why it can't read its lease file all of a sudden.  I don't know if it is pertinent,
>> but there *a lot* of leases in the lease file:
>>
>> # wc -l /var/lib/kea/kea-leases4.csv
>> 4485457 /var/lib/kea/kea-leases4.csv
>>
>> I obviously don't have 4.4million users though.
>>
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>> Munroe Sollog
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