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/var/log/messages filling up with these entries

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by bhanuprasad1981, May 18, 2012.

  1. bhanuprasad1981

    bhanuprasad1981 Well-Known Member

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    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 91.121.107.16#42264 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/AAAA/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 91.121.107.16#17179 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/AAAA/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 178.33.222.134#25673 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/AAAA/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 178.33.222.134#23865 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/AAAA/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 91.121.107.16#52621 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/AAAA/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 91.121.107.16#40049 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/AAAA/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 178.33.222.134#27779 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/AAAA/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 178.33.222.134#41606 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/AAAA/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 91.121.107.16#17436 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/A/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 91.121.107.16#24067 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/A/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 178.33.222.134#58598 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/A/IN' denied
    May 18 07:45:17 ecat named[3811]: client 178.33.222.134#38524 (somesite.com): view external: query (cache) 'somesite.com/A/IN' denied

    above is example of log message where somesite.com was an ex client of mine who closed his site how i disable this unnecessary logging ?
     
  2. bhanuprasad1981

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    small update i was just checking var logs i found multiple messages files message.1,messages.2 ,xxxx totaling around 1+gb are these files safe to delete ?
     
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    Backups, yes you can move them or remove them if you wish. When in doubt, never delete, move instead and make sure nothing breaks.
     
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    not even 5 days gone this file is back to 600mb how can i stop this ? or can i add this logs to auro rotation by cpanel ?
     
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