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Error in MTA log: setting dns backend to 'unbound'

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Article ID: 162424

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Products

Messaging Gateway

Issue/Introduction

Messaging Gateway logs errors to the MTA / mail log indicating that the DNS backend has been set to some value, usually 'ares' or 'unbound'.

maillog
2015 Aug 16 19:28:39 PDT (err) ecelerity: [10790] setting dns backend to 'ares'

Environment

Messaging Gateway

Resolution

These messages are not errors and merely indicate that the DNS configuration is being set. The messages are being logged at error level but should be logged at information level and can be safely ignored.

This issue has been addressed with the SMG 10.6.3 release.