Need to improve named performance

Barry Margolin barmar at
Mon Nov 12 16:15:54 UTC 2012

In article <mailman.637.1352735940.11945.bind-users at>,
 Ed LaFrance <edl at> wrote:

> Hello Alan -
> Currently I'm not using query logging, it's not in my options at all. 
> Are you saying that named logging by syslog into /var/log/messages is 
> controlled by named.conf? Seems unlikely, I'd think it would be a 
> function of syslog.conf. I'm trying to learn more about it but I'm 
> swamped this am, just thought I'd post here to see if anyone knows a 
> quick way to exclude named from the syslog completely.

syslog.conf tells syslogd what to do when it receives the log messages. 
It doesn't control the applications that send log messages in the first 
place, that's controlled by the application's own configuration.  named 
doesn't log queries unless you tell it to.

Barry Margolin
Arlington, MA

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