System Administration Guide: IP Services

ProcedureHow to Generate Verbose DHCP Log Messages (Command Line)

  1. Become superuser or assume a role or user name that is assigned to the DHCP Management profile.

    For more information about the DHCP Management profile, see Setting Up User Access to DHCP Commands.

    Roles contain authorizations and privileged commands. For more information about roles, see Configuring RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Security Services.

  2. Type the following command to set verbose mode:

    # /usr/sbin/dhcpconfig -P VERBOSE=true

    The next time the DHCP server starts, the server runs in verbose mode until you turn off verbose mode.

    To turn off verbose mode, type the following command:

    # /usr/sbin/dhcpconfig -P VERBOSE=

    This command sets the VERBOSE keyword to no value, which causes the keyword to be removed from the server's configuration file.

    Verbose mode can reduce daemon efficiency because of the time that is taken to display messages.