[CLUG-tech] djbdns problems

Jacobus Brink 13877720 at sun.ac.za
Wed Feb 1 12:41:01 SAST 2006

Neil Muller wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 12:17:47PM +0200, Jacobus Brink wrote:
>>>>./log is not there.  How do I enable it?
>>>In a typical daemontools setup, this is created when you run
>>>dnscache-conf. It's possible to get dnscache to log via syslog, but not
>>>is certainly not the standard method. How are you starting dnscache?
>>svscanboot runs on startup
>>#ps aux |grep -i  dnscache
>>root     10935  0.0  0.1  2528  284 ?        S    12:15   0:00 supervise 
> You did run dnscache-conf, right? What account did you use for the
> logging account? dnscache-conf should be called as 
> dnscache-conf <account to run dnscache as> <logging account> /dir 
dnscache-conf Gdnscache Gdnslog /var/service/dnscache
> If you stop and restart dnscache, do you get any
> interesting messages?
# svc -d /etc/dnscache
# svc -u /etc/dnscache     gives nothing
> svscan should be logging information somewhere (where is very system
> setup specific, /var/log/svscan using the debian daemontools packages),
> is there any information there?
No.  It appears that no logging is done.

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