kline at magnesium.net
Sun Nov 7 11:50:37 PST 2004
On Sun, Nov 07, 2004 at 11:20:29AM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Gary Kline <kline at magnesium.net> writes:
> > I don't know if my mail from last night (Friday, localtime)
> > got thru or not. Part of sendmail is bolloxed too... I
> > see my /var/log/maillog filling up, but unable to resolve
> > mail from freebsd.org. Or anywhere.
> > Anyhow, last night thngs on my primary server broke. I can
> > ping, I can use mozilla, wshatever, but only from
> > ns1.thought.org.
> > I fixed the new bind9 paths and re-exec'd those. But for
> > unknown reasons, dhcpd fails to hand out new leases. Does
> > anybody have any ideas howto debug this? (I've tried some
> > people here on the Seattle list, but they're unavailable.)
> > So: nutshell, looks like my /etc/namedb/* stuff is okay.
> > --Something wrong with sendmail.-- And dhcp* quit working.
> > Any real, hardcore system admins out there who can help me??
> If sendmail is still failing to resolve names, then it sounds like
> your named setup is *not* okay. But you'd have to show us what the
> symptoms are precisely in order for us to help figure it out.
> For dhcpd, the answers are either in the dhcpd logs or could be if you
> raised the verbosity. I've been using the ISC server lately in a
> development testbed, and I use the '-d' option to get the log
> information sent directly to my terminal.
> "dhcpd -d -cf /usr/local/etc/dhcpd.debug.conf"
The sendmail problem that were printed to stderr went away
after I created a new 5.3 sendmail.cf; with dhcpd problems,
mail can't get to my private servers so I have it re-routed
I'll add the -d flag to my rc.conf; are you using the latest
version of the dhcp-server from ISC or something other?
I looked for a 'debug' flag on the man page and didn't see it.
What should I loook for in th logfile? or will it be
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