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Microsoft DHCP Log Source Configuration Options

 

Use this reference information to configure the WinCollect plug-in for Microsoft DHCP.

Note

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

Parameter

Description

Log Source Type

Microsoft DHCP

Protocol Configuration

WinCollect Microsoft DHCP

Local System

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

Collection type

Root log directory

Local

c:\WINDOWS\system32\dhcp

Remote

\\DHCP IP address\c$\Windows\System32\dhcp

Table 3: Example Log Format for Microsoft DHCP Events

Log type

Example of log file format

IPv4

DhcpSrvLog-Mon.log

IPv6

DhcpV6SrvLog-Wed.log