How can I retrieve the details that makes up the statistics?

JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 Jinmei_Tatuya at
Tue Dec 2 19:57:18 UTC 2008

At Mon, 10 Nov 2008 09:54:19 -0800,
Chris Buxton <cbuxton at> wrote:

> A logging category that logged not just incoming queries, but also  
> outgoing queries, and also the responses sent/received to these  
> queries, would be really handy. It doesn't need to log the whole  
> packet (except at some debug level), but just something along the  
> lines of the current logging category. For responses, also log the  
> type of response: positive answer, nxrrset (or whatever you want to  
> call this), nxdomain, referral, or error (with type).
> This category could either log all of this at info level, or else log  
> incoming queries at level notice and all other traffic at level  
> notice. Or even log incoming queries at level info and all other  
> traffic at debug level 1 (to retain current behavior for non-debug  
> levels), and then start logging full packet contents (i.e. what we see  
> in default dig output) at higher debug levels.
> I see this as a replacement for the current queries logging category,  
> not an addition to it.

Thanks for the suggestions.  These generally seem to me to make sense
(although I'd rather use a separate log category for outgoing queries
and incoming responses).

JINMEI, Tatuya
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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