Debu messages in ISC???

Gerald Vogt vogt at
Thu Mar 29 13:57:45 UTC 2012

On 29.03.2012 15:42, ameen.shajahan at wrote:
> Hi Edward,
>                 I have DHCP conf file(dhcpd.conf) in /etc/ path with
> log-facility local7;   option enabled.
>                 And i have run the dhcp server as mentioned below
> ./dhcpd -4 –cf /etc/dhcpd.conf –lf /var/db/dhcpd.leases eth0  (with no
> –d option).So it write all the debug messages to /var/log/messages.
> But i need the debug messages tp print in  separate file called
> /var/log/dhcpd.log.
> So i have done some change in /etc/syslog.conf file with  local7.* 
>  /var/log/dhcpd.log
> But  still dhcp server writing the debug messages to /var/log/messages.

Did you restart the syslog server after changing syslog.conf?

And remember, unless you add a "local7.none" to the log line for
/var/log/messages everything will also be logged into /var/log/messages.


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