[Dnsmasq-discuss] logging dns queries
matthias.andree at gmx.de
Fri Mar 18 17:30:19 GMT 2011
Am 18.03.2011 14:46, schrieb Helmut Hullen:
> Hallo, Olaf,
> Du meintest am 18.03.11:
>>> Can I tell "dnsmasq" too to log the queries?
>> Find manual. Read manual. Look for --log-queries.
> It works - thank you!
> But it's not as comfortable as the ISC-bind form: there I can define a
> special log file only for named queries.
If you want BIND, use BIND. It's as simple as that. :-)
> Under "dnsmasq" there's only 1 log file for all messages (if I've
> understood this nice program right), and then it's an ugly job to find
> the few interesting lines in a rapidly growing file.
There is sufficient log analysis software afoot, and there are also
syslog daemons that can sort logged messages into separate files.
> In other words: can I tell "dnsmasq" to use one file for DHCP logging
> (that works - thanks to Simon), another file for named queries and a
> third file for all the other stuff?
I believe that Simon's documentation is complete, in other words, all
features are documented in the manual page.
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