[Bind-users] Limited visibility

Geoff Austin geoff at w-sys.co.uk
Wed Jan 28 19:23:58 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 19:44, Remko Lodder wrote:
> do you see any incoming packets from them?
> do you see the packets outgoing on the remote machine
> do you see anything at all in your logs?
> --
Now I'm going to sound like an idiot, but here goes...

How would I see incoming and outgoing packets? Do I need to use
something like Ethereal? 

The only log file I can find with dns messages in is /var/log/messages.
This has startup and shutdown messages in and message pairs like:

Jan 28 07:36:09 dns named[13745]: client      
updating zone 'w-sys.co.uk/IN': update failed: 'RRset exists   (value
dependent)' prerequisite not satisfied (NXRRSET)
Jan 28 07:36:09 dns named[13745]: client update
'w-sys.co.uk/IN' denied

Do I need to look somewhere else, or perhaps switch on some level of

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