Category for refused recursive queries

Kevin Oberman oberman at
Fri Dec 3 21:12:12 UTC 2010

> Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2010 13:08:23 -0800
> From: "Kevin Oberman" <oberman at>
> Sender: at
> I would really like to get the huge number of rejected recursive
> quieries out of my logs, but I have failed, so far. I am referring to:
> Dec  3 13:04:58 nsx named[67170]: client xxx.yyy.68.18#39734: query (cache) '' denied
> As I don't run an open resolver, I seem to get thousands of these a day
> and I really don't want to fill up the logs with them.
> I looked at the ARM and it would appear that 'query-errors' would be the
> appropriate category, but I sent that to null, and it made no
> difference. Is it in some other category? Or am I missing something else?

Never mind, Nothing like sending out a message that can be summarized as
"I'm clueless!" to make you see the obvious answer.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
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