[Dnsmasq-discuss] log locations

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Thu Jan 3 16:48:38 GMT 2008

Philippe Faure wrote:
> Hello.
> I am trying to debug a problem of why a PC is getting an IP address outside of
> the Dhcp server allocated range
> dhcp-range=,,168h
> but the Ip received is
> [root at philserver root]$ dnsmasq -v
> Dnsmasq version 2.22  Copyright (C) 2000-2005 Simon Kelley
> This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> Dnsmasq is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
> under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2.
> I was looking for any of the following:
> in the syslog file, but couldn't find them.
> log-queries is not commented.
> using the default log file location of /var/log/syslog
> All other dnsmasq requests seem to get logged, but not dhcp initiations.
> Any assistance would be apprecaited.
> Philippe

Those events log at log-level info: check you syslogd.conf to see where
they're going.

2.22 is very old, you might like to upgrade to 2.40, I think that may
fix the bug, and even if it doesn't, you can do


and get all the logging in one place.



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