Archive for August, 2015

Caching DNS with BIND9 on SmartOS

I ran into a very strange issue recently: DNS requests to my domain controllers from our distributed analytics were failing intermittently with NXDOMAIN. Read more »

Filtering Apache mod_log_forensic

The Apache access logs only get updated if a response is sent to the client. To get half made requests that result from dropped connections you need something like mod_log_forensic. Regrettably mod_log_forensic generates individual log entries on the order of a kilobyte. It also doesn't have… Read more »