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bind8_query2dlf - convert BIND8 querylogs to dlf




This script converts each line in a bind8 querylog to a dns dlf record.
BIND generates these logs when something like
 logging {
     channel query_logging {
         file "/var/log/named_querylog"
         versions 3 size 100M;
         print-time yes;                 // timestamp log entries              
      category queries {
is in bind's named.conf. This will save up to three logfiles of maximum 100 megabytes in the directory /var/log.
These logfiles look like:
 10-Apr-2000 00:01:20.307 XX /
 10-Apr-2000 00:01:20.308 XX+/


To process a log as produced by bind8:
 $ bind8_query2dlf < dns-query
bind8_query2dlf will be rarely used on its own, but is more likely called by lr_log2report:
 $ lr_log2report bind8_query < /var/log/dns-query



$Id:,v 1.6 2006/07/23 13:16:33 vanbaal Exp $


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Edwin Groothuis, now maintained by Joost van Baal
2006-07-23 Lire 2.1.1