Querylog on BIND 8

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Thu Nov 17 01:38:58 UTC 2005

> All,
> I am currently running BIND 8 on FreeBSD 4.8 and am trying to retire the
> machine.  I need to find out what clients are querying this machine so I
> can make the appropriate changes when building out the replacement BIND
> box.  I am assuming that querylog is the way to get this information,
> however, it does not appear to be working.  I'm obviously missing something
> somewhere, more than likely in the named.conf file.  Could someone please
> give me an example of the proper syntax for the logging option?  Also, are
> there any additional changes that need to be made to the syslog.conf file. 
> Please enlighten me?
> Dennis
logging {
        channel query_channel { file "log/query" versions 5 size 1M; print-time 
yes; };
        category queries { query_channel; };

Mark Andrews, ISC
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742                 INTERNET: Mark_Andrews at isc.org

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