DHCP messages bombarding console

Keith kwoody at citytel.net
Tue Jun 23 21:44:29 UTC 2009

On Tue, 23 Jun 2009, Brad Dameron wrote:

|->>-----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

Thanks for that. I just updated syslog.conf on that server. Its not
heavily loaded but serves about a /20 of IP space.


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