[sysmon-help] DNS query problem

Jared Mauch jared at sysmon.org
Thu Oct 23 15:20:30 EDT 2003

On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 11:43:58AM -0700, Pete Carah wrote:
> Maybe this is why the DNS query type isn't in the documentation?
> I note that I can put type dns in, and all works fine until sysmond 
> receives a (apparently any) signal.  Then it expands till the system runs out
> of swap, taking all CPU too.
> My guess is that I am seeing a query and result out of order, or something like
> what used to happen to elm if it quit back to the shell with ndelay still on...
> This is in 0.91.19 and 0.91.20, on FreeBSD 5.1+ (current with a cvsup last
> week) (though it has been doing this for some time).
> I can with some difficulty test in SuSE and Solaris 9 if needed.
> I would like to be able to do dns queries...

	Can you send me your config?  (Just the object
doing the dns queries)

	I remember testing the code briefly when I wrote it
but didn't write the documentation for it that well.

	I'll document it and test with your config and hopefully
find whatever bug is causing this.

	- Jared

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