[ILUG] Webalizer, Ubuntu and DSL
linux at sweetnam.eu
Tue Mar 6 20:39:32 GMT 2007
Nick Murtagh wrote:
> Robert Sweetnam wrote:
>> I just moved a web server over to Ubuntu 6.06LTS and installed webalizer.
>> Whenever I run webalizer after about 5 seconds or so the router drops
>> its DSL connection.
> Hmm, could Eircom be dropping the connection on purpose because
> webalizer makes lots of DNS requests and looks like a spam bot or some
> other malware? Try installing a caching nameserver and see if that
Thanks for the reply. That was my thought too but it only appears to be
since I changed the host for some reason. I already have a caching name
server in place.
I tried reducing the number of DNS children that webalizer uses to 2 but
alas the same happened again.
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