syslog and chrooted isc-dhcpd

Michael mlmichael70 at
Mon Jan 31 17:37:34 UTC 2011

On 29/01/2011 13:36, CyberLeo Kitsana wrote:
> On 01/28/2011 09:22 AM, Michael wrote:
>> I'm running my isc-dhcp41-server with chroot option.
>> Is it possible to get it working with syslog? I don't know how to let
>> chrooted dhcpd to talk with my syslog.
> Apparently, you can either provide the -l flag via rc.conf
> (syslogd_flags) or add the full log socket path to
> /var/run/syslogd.sockets on the host.

Thanks a lot! Now I'm getting logs with syslogd_flags.

Just to confirm - is it normal that they don't come with local7 facility 
(as set up in dhcpd.conf) but I need to do

*.*   /var/log/dhcpd.log

in my syslogd configuration file?


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