DHCP Lease Data Monitoring Utility

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In Brief

Retrieve and display DHCP lease data of a Linux DHCP server.


Functional Categories:
  • Workgroup
  • Posted:3 May 2007
    File Size:16.6KB
    Publisher:Rohit Jaini


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    This is a tool that retrieves and displays the lease data kept in the lease file on a Linux DHCP server. The utility was designed to help administrators and testing team to audit or monitor DHCP leases information. Various feature like filtering of the records based on start/end lease date or binding state is offered. Also an option has provided to save the lease information into a more common readable format.

      *For the this utility to work JAVA should be present on the machine.

    How to Use the file:

    To compile the file from a terminal type:

    javac DHCP_Audit.java <enter>

    To run the tool type:

    java DHCP_Audit -f "path/fileName" <enter>

    Where path/fileName is the name of lease data file that exists on a Linux DHCP Server.


    java DHCP_Audit -f /var/lib/dhcp/db/dhcp.leases <enter>

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