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What is the most convenient way for logging request including client source address?

iman Khosravi
Mon Nov 14 08:51:52 CET 2016


Hi Benno
Thanks for your hints. Actually I was a little bit uncertain about it's
activity as i didn't see any commits in past year.
Anyway i will try Dnstap and inform you about the results.

Thanks again


On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 10:01 AM Benno Overeinder <benno at nlnetlabs.nl>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Thanks for your feedback and question.
>
> dnstap is indeed a good candidate for detailed logging of Unbound and
> offloads the Unbound server in case of high-load.  dnstap is open source
> and is maintained by Farsight Security.  It is actively supported, but the
> code itself is in good shape and you might not see recent changes in the
> GitHub repository.
>
> Best regards,
>
> — Benno
>
> > On 13 Nov 2016, at 20:43, iman Khosravi via Unbound-users <
> unbound-users at unbound.net> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all
> >
> > I'm looking for a way to get detail logging from Unbound with less
> impact on the performance of our servers.
> > I searched around and it seems both unbound itself and other third party
> modules like Dnstap is capable of logging request/reply with client source
> address.
> > It seems using verbosity of 5 for getting client source address put
> pressure on unbound performance as i see its some kind of logging
> information specified as Debug in log files and i got many other thinks
> that I'm not interested in.
> > About Dnstap, I'm not sure if it's still an active project and i could
> use it with latest Unbound release with confidence.
> >
> > Do you have any idea about this topic?
> >
> > Thanks in advance
> >
>
> --
> Benno J. Overeinder
> NLnet Labs
> http://www.nlnetlabs.nl/
>
>
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