[syslog-ng] couple questions - geoip and also list archives

Per Jessen per at computer.org
Wed Feb 25 10:35:02 CET 2015

Balazs Scheidler wrote:

> Hi,
> I would think that adding forward DNS lookups to the syslog-ng dns
> cache code (or ripping out that code entirely and rewrite it from
> scratch while adding this feature) would produce _much_ better results
> than a locally running DNS server. That's why the DNS cache code was
> added in the first place, a caching only name server is still too slow
> for name lookups for every message posted.

Doesn't nscd take care of a lot of that load? 
Also, using rbldnsd for serving the geoip data might make sense too.

Per Jessen, Zürich (3.1°C)
http://www.dns24.ch/ - your free DNS host, made in Switzerland.

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