[Dnsmasq-discuss] dumping current dhcp leases without always updating the leasefile curing normal ?

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Fri Oct 11 15:16:04 BST 2013

On 11/10/13 01:39, Rick Jones wrote:
> I am still on the steep learning slope for dnsmasq.  The manpage lists a
> -l/--dhcp-leasefile option into which dnsmasq will store lease
> information. I gather though that it will be updating that all the time
> as leases come and go.
> Is there a version post 2.59 where one can send dnsmasq a signal to
> cause it to dump a copy of its current lease information to a file, but
> without the continuous updates in normal operation?

No. there's a mode meant for use on flash filesystems that updates the 
lease file less often, if that helps.

See also this thread


More context about what youre trying to achieve would help.



> thanks,
> rick jones
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