Snow Leopard Server DHCP Not Working

Posted on 2010-01-05
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
Brand new server and all other services are working properly but DHCP continually crashes:

Jan  5 21:08:51 qiserver[54741]: 2010-01-05 21:08:51.648 ReportCrash[54741:7e2f] Saved crash report for bootpd[54810] version ??? (???) to /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/bootpd_2010-01-05-210851-3_localhost.crash
Jan  5 21:08:51 qiserver bootpd[54811]: server name
Jan  5 21:08:51 qiserver bootpd[54811]: interface en0: ip mask
Jan  5 21:08:51 qiserver bootpd[54811]: [54811] detected buffer overflow
Jan  5 21:08:51 qiserver[1] ([54811]): Job appears to have crashed: Abort trap

I've completely deleted and re-created the subnet, restarted the server several times, deleted the bootpd.plist... crash report is attached. I know I've deleted the configuration files used by the server manager before but I'll be damned if I can find them now. I'm stumped for the moment.
Question by:renazonse
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    Also, it continually crashes without a subnet enabled or even in the list.
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    at first, you should install the latest update. If I'm not wrong, 10A433 is the original 10.6 version, the current one is 10.6.2. As a next step turn off DHCP and remove the contents of /var/db/dhcpclient.

    Try to start DHCP again.

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    Author Comment

    Good call on the server update. I completely doped out on that one but that didn't fix it. What did fix it was deleting the dhcpd_leases file within that same directory.
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    Author Closing Comment

    Thanks for you help...sometimes you just need a little kick to point you in the right direction.

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