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How to Configure a Separate Log File for DHCPD (Doc ID 1146754.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 to Oracle Linux 5.5 [Release OL4U4 to OL5U5]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium


When running a dhcpd server, /var/log/messages gets flooded with the information about the dhcpd requests, to avoid this we will configure dhcpd and syslogd to use a separate file for logging.


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