[ratelimits] rate limit vs querylog

Mathieu Arnold mat at mat.cc
Fri Sep 28 14:20:19 UTC 2012

+--On 28 septembre 2012 14:09:29 +0000 Vernon Schryver <vjs at rhyolite.com>
|> From: Richard Doty <rad at twig.com>
|> The reason I asked about turning it off is that I am getting these 
|> messages much more frequently than once a minute.  If the log is to be 
|> believed, I see a "continue rate limit" message logged after each query 
|> that is being rate limited.  I guess that's not expected, presumably I 
|> have made an error and will look again.  Thanks for clarifying.
| } From: Mathieu Arnold <mat at mat.cc>
| } I was seeing that in my case, there were thousands of these every
| second, } and it filled up my /var partition pretty quickly. Had to do a
| logging { } category queries { null; }; }; 
| That sounds like the widely disliked behavior of a previous version
| of the patch.
| `named -v` with the current version of the patch from
| http://www.redbarn.org/dns/ratelimits should say something like
| "BIND 9.8.3-vjs192.16-Px" or "BIND 9.9.1-vjs197.15-Px"
| If the current version is still to noisy, then something more needs
| changing.

I run both BIND 9.8.3-vjs197.16-P2 and BIND 9.9.1-vjs197.15-P2 so, they're
the right version of the patch, I think, they still are way too noisy by

Mathieu Arnold

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