client query logging (refused message)

JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 Jinmei_Tatuya at
Tue Feb 17 22:19:17 UTC 2009

At Tue, 17 Feb 2009 08:15:39 -0500,
Matthew Huff <mhuff at> wrote:

> 17-Feb-2009 08:14:17.376 queries: client view
> external-in: query: . IN NS +
> ...
> logged, and I have verified that the query is refused, but nothing in the
> log shows that it was refused. Is there anyway to log the success/failure of
> the queries?

Not yet, but BIND 9.7 (and perhaps next minor versions of 9.6 and 9.5)
will provide a new logging category that can log the information you
seem to want:

17-Feb-2009 14:15:45.998 debug 3: client ::1#50076: query failed (REFUSED) for ./IN/NS at query.c:3887

JINMEI, Tatuya
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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