[dns-operations] Cname errors?

Shane Kerr shane at time-travellers.org
Tue Sep 29 09:26:04 UTC 2015


On Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:23:25 +1000
Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote:

> In message <5609EC89.70208 at lcrcomputer.net>, Lyle Giese writes:
> > A couple of weeks ago concurrent with a new release from ISC(I am 
> > running 9.9.7-P3 right now), I started seeing these and just have not 
> > taken the time to follow up here.
> > 
> > I understand the log entry and am not going bonkers about the extra log 
> > entries, but concerned if this becomes a performance or lookup issue, 
> > can I turn off this behavior?
> Yes and it is documented how to do this.  Please read the logging
> section of the ARM.

Are these messages caused by a local misconfiguration? If not, then I
hope the message is off by default.

Filling logs with messages about things that the administrator can't do
anything about seems like a bad idea (see also "lame delegation

> > Sep 27 01:39:48 linux1 named[3497]: skipping nameserver 
> > 'router-adm.utcb.ro' because it is a CNAME, while resolving 
> > ''



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