Microsoft DHCP Log Source Configuration Options
Use this reference information to configure the WinCollect plug-in for Microsoft DHCP.
The WinCollect agent must be in the same time zone as the remote DHCP server that it is configured to poll.
Table 1: Microsoft DHCP Protocol Parameters
Log Source Type
WinCollect Microsoft DHCP
The WinCollect agent must be installed on the Microsoft DHCP Server.
The log source uses local system credentials to collect and forward events to the JSA.
For more information about DHCP log source configuration, see the Configuring DSMs Guide.
The DHCP event logs that are monitored by WinCollect are defined by the directory path that you specify in your WinCollect DHCP log source.
Table 2: Default Root Log Directory Paths for Microsoft DHCP Events
Root log directory
Table 3: Example Log Format for Microsoft DHCP Events
Example of log file format