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[Unbound-users] Unbound Log Verbosity

unbound at fongaboo.com
Wed Feb 11 07:26:05 CET 2015


Nevermind. The option is actually 'use-syslog: yes'.

Working now...


On Tue, 10 Feb 2015, unbound at fongaboo.com wrote:

>
> Thank you.
>
> Strangely, I found no entries in unbound.conf related to logging other than 
> the verbosity.
>
> I tried adding...
>
> syslog: yes
> log-queries: yes
>
>
> ...but when I run unbound-checkconf, I got:
>
> /var/unbound/unbound.conf:8: error: unknown keyword 'syslog'
> /var/unbound/unbound.conf:8: error: stray ':'
> /var/unbound/unbound.conf:8: error: unknown keyword 'yes'
> read /var/unbound/unbound.conf failed: 3 errors in configuration file
>
>
> On Mon, 9 Feb 2015, W.C.A. Wijngaards wrote:
>
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>> Hi Fongaboo,
>> 
>> On 09/02/15 04:34, unbound at fongaboo.com wrote:
>>> 
>>> I raised verbosity to 5 and reloaded. Confirmed:
>>> 
>>> | /etc/unbound # unbound-control status | version: 1.4.20 |
>>> verbosity: 5 | threads: 4 | modules: 2 [ validator iterator ] |
>>> uptime: 600 seconds | unbound (pid 66544) is running...
>>> 
>>> Shouldn't I be able to see individual queries?
>> 
>> Yes, it logs every query in detail, and with query source.  Where is
>> unbound logging to?  Syslog or a log file?  The last statement in
>> unbound.conf determines which one (use syslog yes or use log-file
>> filename).  You could try to use a logfile, because perhaps the syslog
>> connection fails and unbound cannot log at all (because syslog is
>> thwarted by chroot or permissions perhaps).  Unbound needs to be able
>> to (re)open the log-file (as file permissions), so the logfile, and
>> perhaps directory, has to allow those permissions.  When you kill -HUP
>> unbound it attempts to re-open the logfile with its (downlevelled)
>> user permissions - this is for log file rotation - but if it does not
>> have permission it cannot log.
>> 
>> Best regards, Wouter
>> 
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