DHCP messages bombarding console

Brad Dameron Brad.Dameron at clearwire.com
Tue Jun 23 21:24:05 UTC 2009

>-----Original Message-----
>From: dhcp-users-bounces at lists.isc.org
[mailto:dhcp-users-bounces at lists.isc.org] On Behalf Of >Keith
>Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 1:06 PM
>To: Users of ISC DHCP
>Subject: RE: DHCP messages bombarding console
>On Tue, 23 Jun 2009, John Tabasz (jtabasz) wrote:
>|->If I include log-facility local3; in my dhcpd.conf file, that is
>|->defines local3 as the facility to refer to in syslog.conf right?
>I use in dhcpd.conf:
>log-facility local7;
>and in syslog.conf:
>local7.*       /var/log/dhcpd.log
>This is under FreeBSD.

Also use a - in front of the path like so:


This tells syslog to change and write 20 lines at a time. It will
increase performance and lower your drive activity dramatically. Also
good to use with apache logs, etc. With syslog-ng set sync(0) to


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