Bug 102738 - dhcp init script should have a "configtest" option similar to apache's
dhcp init script should have a "configtest" option similar to apache's
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: dhcp (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2003-08-20 10:41 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-20 11:49:34 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2003-08-20 10:41:13 EDT
Description of problem:

dhcpd supports a "test" option (-t) that can be used to check the validity of
the dhcpd.conf.  Apache already has a "configtest" to do similar, so since dhcpd
supports configuration testing as well, it should honor that option in its init
script, too.

Something like this should be sufficient:

@@ -67,8 +67,12 @@
        status dhcpd
+  configtest)
+       dhcpd -t
+       RETVAL=$?
+       ;;
-       echo $"Usage: $0 {start|stop|restart|condrestart|status}"
+       echo $"Usage: $0 {start|stop|restart|condrestart|configtest|status}"
        exit 1
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2003-08-20 11:49:34 EDT
Updated packages in next release dhcp-3.0pl2-6.12.src.rpm
Comment 2 John Flanagan 2004-12-21 14:42:20 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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