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[Unbound-users] Unbound Log Verbosity

W.C.A. Wijngaards
Wed Feb 11 07:30:12 CET 2015


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Hi Fongaboo,

It is use-syslog: yes, not syslog: yes.

Best regards,
   Wouter

On 02/10/2015 07:40 PM, 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:
> 
> 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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