[Samba] How to trace a DNS query back to workstation or application

James lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 1 18:57:30 MST 2015


    Thanks for the reply. I attempted different log level values in
hopes it would provide a source. It didn't as far as I could tell. I
ended up just using Wireshark and tracing it. It was related to Internet
Explorer and Bing Bar.

On 2/28/2015 9:51 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-02-26 at 11:44 -0500, James wrote:
>> Hello,
>>     Looking through my samba logs I'm seeing entries such as this
>> [2015/02/26 11:39:33.527590,  2, pid=1184, effective(0, 0), real(0, 0)]
>> ../source4/dns_server/dns_query.c:629(dns_server_process_query_send)
>>   Not authoritative for 'searchclient.live.net', forwarding
>> This will repeat several times a second for hours. How can I trace this
>> back to a workstation or application short of using Wireshark? I'm
>> currently using Samba 4.1.17 with the internal DNS. Thanks.
> Better would be to write up a patch to change that to a level 5 or so
> debug, it is entirely routine (sounds like IE's search box) and isn't
> the kind of thing that belongs even at level 2.
> Andrew Bartlett


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