dhcp relay - stateless - debug

Glenn Satchell Glenn.Satchell at uniq.com.au
Fri Jul 21 00:33:51 UTC 2006

>Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 10:21:25 +1000 (EST)
>From: Glenn Satchell <Glenn.Satchell at uniq.com.au>
>Subject: Re: dhcp relay - stateless - debug
>To: dhcp-users at isc.org
>>Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 12:05:16 -0700 (PDT)
>>From: foomail123 <foomail123 at yahoo.com>
>>Subject: Re: dhcp relay - stateless - debug
>>To: dhcp-users at isc.org
>>Thank you for information.
>>Question on DHCP debugging,
>>I see syslog interface is being used.
>>Is this right ? Is this only way ?
>>I was looking for an option for debug logs to
>>be sent to stdout and/or file.
>syslog is the default behaviour and is probably right for most sites in
>normal operation. For debugging you can specify the -d flag and debug
>goes to standard error. To redirect this use
> dhcpd -d 2> file
>man dhcpd (and search for debug) :
>     To have dhcpd log to the standard error descriptor,  specify
>     the  -d flag.

And if you want a *lot* more debugging information, then have a look at
includes/site.h - there are lots of macros that can be defined there to
allow dhcpd to print specific types of debugging information. This
requires that you rebuild from source though.


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