dhcpd logging

Ben Woods woodsb02 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 00:32:57 UTC 2015

Why not continue to use syslog, but tell it to log dhcpd to a separate log
file? Just add these two lines at the bottom of your /etc/syslog.conf
(above the !* line):
*.* /var/log/dhcpd.log

More information is in syslog.conf(5) man page, or here:

On Fri, 27 Mar 2015 at 2:23 am Jim Pazarena <fquest at paz.bz> wrote:

> I want to place dhcpd log messages in a file rather than the
> syslog facility LOG_DAEMON.
> So I see that with the command line flag "-d" I can direct messages
> to stderr.
> How can I adjust the normal rc.conf to actually TELL the system
> the file name? Is there a way? Also, I would want to append to the
> file via ">>" rather than clobber it every time I reload dhcpd.
> Thanks !
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