[pkg-dhcp-devel] Bug#813339: isc-dhcp-server: Update to 4.3.3-7 today makes isc-dhcp-server unable to work

Sven Hartge sven at svenhartge.de
Sun Jan 31 20:33:35 UTC 2016

On Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:34:22 +0000 Russel Winder <russel at winder.org.uk>

> I aptitude upgraded the machine running my DHCP server at around 2016-01-31T17:18 which included an upgrade
> to isc-dhcp-(server,common,client). Since this update the server will not start. Restarting just causes it
> to exit.

The variable to define which interface the dhcpd runs on has changed,
but unfortunately the contents of /etc/default/isc-dhcp-server were not
adapted at the same time.

You need to change




to be able to start the DHCP server again.

And I guess this bug is not just important but of severity "grave".


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