How to prevent BIND from resolving addresses in logs

Mark Andrews marka at
Thu Sep 27 23:01:15 UTC 2012

In message <1348772894.42110.YahooMailClassic at>, Spumonti Spumonti writes:
> I just installed BIND 9.9.1-P3 from source and while looking through the query log files I noticed that IP addresses were being
>  resolved:
> 27-Sep-2012 12:01:56.512 client ( query: ...

No. They are not being resolved.  If you had left the log message
along you would have seen that it was the qname being logged which
in the case of the query entry is redundant but for all other client
log messages it is useful.


Mark Andrews, ISC
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