Enthusiastic logging when interface goes away

Eric Luehrsen ericluehrsen at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 23:26:05 UTC 2018

On 10/04/2018 07:22 PM, Eric Luehrsen wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 4, 2018, 11:09 AM Mike via Unbound-users 
>> <unbound-users at nlnetlabs.nl <mailto:unbound-users at nlnetlabs.nl>> wrote:
>>     On 10/4/2018 10:59 AM, Mark Deneen wrote:
>>      > I'm guessing that your supervisor process, whether it be systemd,
>>     runit,
>>      > etc, is repeatedly starting unbound.  Unbound prints this error
>>     message,
>>      > exits, and then is launched again.
>>      >
>>     Unbound is running continuously.  I do not see the usual unbound
>>     start-up messages in the logs, just that one log message repeated.
>>     Maybe something within unbound is restarting an unbound process?  I
>>     don't know, which is why I'm asking.  :)
>>     I should have added this initially:
>>     Unbound Version 1.6.8, running on OpenBSD 6.3 (amd64)
> The problem is Unbound logs for each outbound connection it cannot make. 
> This is not a restart issue. The solutuon should be in Unbound where 
> this message has a burn down timer. When a message is sent, the time is 
> recorded and messages are not sent until (config) time later. Pretty 
> simple if() gating the syslog call. Default should be 5 minutes as many 
> outages are hour or more.
I may have been ambiguous. I mean a burn down timer on log messages, 
rather than UPD query messages.
- Eric

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