[non-SUMMARY] Solaris DHCP: Addresses becoming unusable

From: David Foster <foster_at_dim.ucsd.edu>
Date: Wed May 21 2003 - 19:44:24 EDT
Sorry, long overdue. Never did get a resolution. All the
replies I received were either "us too, use ISC DHCP" or 
"send more info". I punted and went with ISC DHCP, we are 
very happy with it. Very flexible and easy configuration, 
supports MAC filtering.

Thanks to:

Daniel Pettersson
Dave Miner

Dave Foster

> Platform:  SunOS hostname 5.8 Generic_108528-18 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-80
> Problem:
>   Recently DHCP addresses are becoming unusable, I have to release
>   them manually using 'dhcpmgr' before clients can obtain an address.
>   From /var/adm/messages:
> Feb 24 13:37:37 donor in.dhcpd[759]: [ID 990463 daemon.error] Client: 
> 937C is trying to renew xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, an IP address it has not leased.
> Feb 24 13:38:41 donor in.dhcpd[759]: [ID 205727 daemon.notice] 
> (0100B0D017937C,xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) currently marked as unusable.
> One interesting thing I notice in the logs is that I'm also having this
> problem immediately after a reboot...immediately in the logs it complains
> "No more IP addresses" and then complains about clients trying to renew
> IP addresses they have not leased (above message).
> I'm very current on patches, any idea what could be causing this?
> Dave Foster
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