System Administration Guide: IP Services

How to Log DHCP Transactions to a Separate syslog File

  1. Become superuser on the DHCP server system.

  2. Edit the /etc/syslog.conf file on the server system and add a line of the following format:

    localn.notice     path-to-logfile

    where n is the syslog facility number you specified for transaction logging, and path-to-logfile is the complete path to the file to use for logging transactions.

    For example, you might add the following line:

    local0.notice /var/log/dhcpsrvc

    See the syslog.conf(4) man page for more information about the syslog.conf file.