Debug messages in ISC code ???

ameen.shajahan at ameen.shajahan at
Mon Mar 26 11:06:46 UTC 2012

Hi all,

	In ISC DHCP Code , how to print the debug messages in a separate file.

	Is there any support in ISC code.
	I would like to know how to print the debug messages using ISC code.

Ameen S

-----Original Message-----
From: sthaug at [mailto:sthaug at] 
Sent: 26 March 2012 16:03
To: dhcp-users at; Ameen Shajahan (WT01 - GMT-Telecom Equipment)
Subject: Re: Debug messages in ISC code ???

>                 In ISC dhcp-4.2.3 code , while running server or relay  if we enable -d(debug option) where would be the debug messages will be printed.
>                 Is there any separate file for storing debug message in ISC code.

Have you tried reading the code?

The debug messages are logged via the standard syslog facility. Which
means *you* control which file etc they are logged to. See also the
log-facility statement in dhcpd.conf.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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