named "error sending response: not enough free resources"
up at 3.am
Wed Jan 27 21:15:17 UTC 2010
On Wed, 27 Jan 2010, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> On Jan 27, 2010, at 10:24 AM, James Smallacombe wrote:
>> NOTE: Please reply off-list as well as I am not subscribed
> OK. In return, please don't cross-post or multi-post the same question
> to multiple FreeBSD lists.
I posted to the -isp list a couple of hours earlier, then looked at the
archives and noticed zero traffic on that list for the past couple of
weeks, so I then posted here.
>> After getting home, I looked in the syslog and see thousands of these:
>> Jan 26 21:50:32 host named: client <IP REMOVED>#57938: error sending response: not enough free resources
>> Jan 26 21:50:32 host named: client <IP REMOVED>#59830: error sending response: not enough free resources
> Were these client IPs expected to be talking to this machine? It
This server is authoritative for a few hundred domains, so I would imagine
anybody doing a query on any of them would need to talk to it...unless I
misunderstand what you mean by "talk".
> indicates a problem sending UDP traffic; netstat -s output would be
Unfortunately, I did not have time for netstats or tcpdumps when this was
happening and I've not seen this log entry since yesterday evening.
> informative. You might find that setting options in named.conf to tune
> the # of outstanding queries will help:
> clients-per-query 10;
> max-clients-per-query 20;
Thanks, I will look into those. the man page for named.conf doesn't tell
you much and my latest cricket book is 3rd edition (only up to BIND 8), so
I guess it's time to break down and get the latest.
James Smallacombe PlantageNet, Inc. CEO and Janitor
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