[Kea-users] lease reading error

Wlodek Wencel wlodek at isc.org
Tue Oct 25 21:10:37 UTC 2016


Hello,
thanks for reporting that issue, I never came across this kind of
problem. Is there a possibility that you could send us leases file and
kea config file?

Regards,
Włodek Wencel
QA team

On 10/25/2016 11:05 PM, Todd Simmons (todsimmo) wrote:
> Understood, in my case it was caused by a power outage. I have 14 sites running Kea 1.0.0 and that's the only time it's happened.  
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Oct 25, 2016, at 4:01 PM, Munroe Sollog <mus3 at lehigh.edu> wrote:
>>
>> 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.
>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Munroe Sollog
>>>> LTS - Senior Network Engineer
>>>> x85002
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>> -- 
>> Munroe Sollog
>> LTS - Senior Network Engineer
>> x85002
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